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May 23, 2013 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital's 14th annual Team Walk for CancerCare held on May 19th raised a record-breaking $920,000 to provide services and support for local cancer patients and their families. The Merrimack Valley's largest single-day fundraising event brought more than 5,000 walkers, volunteers, and supporters to the Tsongas Center on a beautiful Sunday morning. Many participants donned t-shirts for loved … more

May 21, 2013 - Lowell, MA - At the annual meeting of Circle Health, president and CEO Normand E. Deschene spoke about the "extraordinary opportunity before us to completely transform the way health care is delivered in Greater Lowell and throughout the Merrimack Valley." Deschene stated that the introduction of Circle Health – and its promise of delivering "complete connected care" – "builds upon but goes beyond the work we have … more

March 19, 2013 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital will give children the opportunity to learn valuable health information and alleviate fears about hospitalization by helping them become doctors for a day at Lowell General Hospital's annual teddy bear clinic at the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua on Saturday, April 20, 2013. This free event's main focus is to help reduce children's fears of hospitals as they perform a variety of mock … more

March 19, 2013 – Lowell, MA - A sold out crowd of 550 guests celebrated Lowell General Hospital’s 8th Annual Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The event, held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium, raised over $217,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community.
“This year’s ball carried on the tradition of being an incredible … more

February 15, 2013 - Lowell, MA - Circle Health, the parent organization of Lowell General Hospital, recently announced the appointment of North Andover resident David Pickul, MD to the role of Chief Medical Officer for Circle Health, effective March 1, 2013. In this new senior leadership role, Dr. Pickul will focus on Circle Health network development and physician alignment, working to build and strengthen strategic relationships among … more

January 18, 2013 - Lowell, MA — Lowell General Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer or to relieve a cancer patient's pain. The ACR is the nation's oldest and … more

Lowell General Hospital Hosts "Know Your Stats" Event on Sunday, January 27 at Cobblestones Restaurant January 11, 2013 - Lowell, MA – As New England Patriots players and fans get excited for the playoffs, the American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) are gearing up for another year of encouraging men to "Know Your Stats About Prostate Cancer®." The second-leading cause of cancer death … more

December 19, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital opened the new Hanson Family Emergency Department and Trauma Center at the main campus today on the first floor of the Dahod Building. Named for longtime hospital supporters Rick and Martha Hanson and their family, the new area helps Lowell General Hospital deliver on its promise to provide the highest quality emergency care to residents in the Merrimack Valley. On Saturday, … more

November 2, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary's 26th Annual Taste of the Town welcomed more than 350 guests as they dined on the culinary creations from eighteen local restaurants and caterers. The popular event, held at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, raised over $52,000 for Lowell General Hospital. Attendees voted on their favorite tasting dishes, naming participating restaurants and caterers as … more

October 31, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital announced that the first baby has been born at its new Labor and Delivery unit, which officially opened on the fifth floor of the Dahod building at the hospital's main campus on Monday, October 29, 2012. Sarah Cadotte and her husband Ryan of Pepperell, Massachusetts welcomed a baby girl, the second child for the couple. Lowell General Hospital's new Labor and Delivery Unit features … more

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