Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 4 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free health screenings and general health information, conversations with health and wellness experts, reiki, chair massage, face painting and more.
Early-Bird Deadline for Emerson Hospital 5K Run~Walk Ends April 19!
Early-bird registration for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer ends soon! Save $5 off the registration fee when you register by April 19. All early-bird registrants are guaranteed a race shirt in their preferred size. Visit www.EmersonHospital.org/5k for event details, to register to run or walk at the event on May 18, and to make a donation to support cancer care at Emerson Hospital.
Dr. Robin Schoenthaler, Radiation Oncologist, Honored as 2018 Physician Quality Champion
At Emerson Hospital’s annual Physician Recognition Dinner held recently, Robin Schoenthaler, MD, received the 2018 Physician Quality Champion Award. A radiation oncologist at Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital-Bethke since 1997, Dr. Schoenthaler has dedicated her career to improving the lives of her patients who have cancer.
Emerson is a destination for the most complex kidney surgery
After learning that he had cancer in both his kidneys, Michael turned to the high level of expertise at Emerson Urology Associates to perform the complex procedure to remove the tumors.
Low-dose CT scan leads to early detection of lung cancer
Taking the advice of her primary care physician, a Westford resident underwent a low-dose CT scan, which led to minimally invasive surgery to remove a small tumor.
Mass General Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Dr. Narayanasami Joins Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital
Medical oncologist and hematologist Uma Narayanasami, MD, recently joined the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital-Bethke and is accepting new patients.
Westford couple benefits from advanced cancer treatments
It’s difficult to watch a loved one be diagnosed with cancer. Don and Carol Gerard know what that is like. Each of them has endured cancer during the past few years, and they are grateful to have benefited from treatment advances that were not available a decade ago.
Paxman scalp cooling system helps cancer patients reduce hair loss
Patients receiving chemotherapy at our Naka Infusion Center have a new opportunity to reduce the amount of hair loss that is common during treatment. Emerson is pleased to offer the Paxman scalp cooling system, which works by lowering the temperature of the scalp immediately before, during and after chemotherapy.
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer on June 9 To Help Neighbors Living With Cancer
Registration is now open for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer. The popular event brings together runners, walkers, and families from all of the surrounding towns to support cancer patients who are treated at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital — Bethke. Run~Walk will take place rain or shine at The Thoreau Center, 275 Forest Ridge Road in Concord on Saturday morning, June 9.
Melanoma cases are on the rise