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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

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Healthcare Industry on a National Level October 23, 2012 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital recently announced it has placed 64th in Modern Healthcare's 2012 Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards. The magazine's annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare program recognizes employers for creating workplaces in healthcare that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide … more

October 22, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Lowell General Hospital is one of several healthcare partners participating in Changing Diabetes Day, a free community event hosted by Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care and management. The event is open to the public and takes place on Saturday, November 10th at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. It offers a variety of clinical information sessions and … more

October 9, 2012 - Lowell, MA – Once again the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary presents its much anticipated annual Taste of the Town, gathering restaurants from around Greater Lowell for an evening of tasting and fun. The event will be taking place on Sunday, October 28th at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center in downtown Lowell. The festivities begin with a raffle basket preview starting at 4:30 p.m. Funds raised benefit the … more

October 3, 2012 – Lowell, MA - Lowell General Hospital recently announced the appointment for four of the hospital's leaders to new positions on the organization's senior management team. Lowell General President and Chief Executive Officer Normand Deschene praised the leaders for their vision and commitment to helping steer the hospital during a transformational time for the hospital and healthcare in the region. "As we build the new … more

August 31, 2012 – Lowell, MA - Friends and sponsors of Lowell General Hospital turned out in force at the LGH Challenge Golf Tournament this week, raising more than $410,000 for the Legacy Fund. More than 250 attendees hit the links at the tournament, now in its 17th year, held at The International in Bolton, Massachusetts on August 27th. Golfers enjoyed the challenging terrain of both The Pines and The Oaks Courses, a barbecue lunch, … more

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