Cancer Care

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Cancer Care Team


Facing a cancer diagnosis is often overwhelming. Your cancer care team plays an integral role in your treatment journey, and selecting the right experts to meet your unique needs can ensure you receive the best care possible.

Grateful for Expert Care to Treat Colon Cancer


Three patients share their experiences with colon cancer and how they found personalized, coordinated treatment close to home at Emerson.

The Boston Globe Honors 41 Emerson Health Nurses


The Boston Globe’s 20th annual Salute to Nurses, published on May 7, 2023, features 41 Emerson Health nurses, more than any other hospital or health system.

Advanced Care and the Great Outdoors Help Local Ranger Recover from Breast Cancer


Newly diagnosed with breast cancer and having just moved to the Concord area, Jennifer found the compassionate, personal care she needed at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson – Bethke.

Colonoscopies Save Lives: What to Expect During Your Colon Cancer Screening


The best way to prevent colon cancer is by finding and removing precancerous polyps through a colonoscopy. Here is what patients will experience before, during and after a screening.

Signs of Breast Cancer


Do you know what your breasts look and feel like? Become familiar with your own “normal” so you can recognize any changes.

Men's Health Tips


We asked five male physicians at Emerson to share their best health tips for men. Read on for their useful advice. 

Most Advanced Care for Prostate Cancer — Now at Emerson


Emerson offers focal cryoablation as a treatment option for some forms of prostate cancer. Learn about its benefits and why Emerson Health Urology is a destination for many men seeking care in New England.

Screening Colonoscopies: What We Wish Everyone Knew


John Dowd, DO, of Emerson Health Gastroenterology discusses the importance of screening colonoscopies. Read a story from a patient who waited until 64 years old for his first screening.

Paul Beats Lung Cancer with Emerson


After a routine low-dose CT scan resulted in a cancer diagnosis, Paul overcame lung cancer with the help of Emerson physicians and specialists.

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