Cancer Care

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives

6/9/2021

Learn how low-dose CT scans helps detect early signs of lung cancer and reduce deaths among smokers.

Sunscreen 101: How to Choose the Best Sunscreen

6/3/2021

While sunscreen may be one of your best tools to protect against melanoma, choosing among the variety of products can be difficult. Here are things to look for when shopping for skin protection.

Schedule a Screening Mammogram With Emerson in June and Enjoy a Free Beverage from a Local Store

5/13/2021

Anyone who has a routine mammogram at one of Emerson Hospital’s Hermel Breast Centers in June will receive a coupon for a free beverage at a local Dunkin' location thanks to the generosity of a local business woman.

Don’t Delay a Mammogram After Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

5/7/2021

Have you thought about holding off on getting a mammogram after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination? Here is why we recommend you don’t delay this important cancer screening.

Yeatts Urology Center Opens

11/5/2020

Emerson’s Yeatts Urology Center is now open. Located in Concord, it is the new home to Emerson Urology Associates, which provides treatment for a wide range of urological conditions.

In Great Hands — Kerin Malley, Breast Cancer Navigator

10/15/2020

As Emerson’s breast cancer navigator, Kerin Malley guides patients through their journey with breast cancer at Emerson Hospital and the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke.

Supporting a Loved One Who Has a Serious Medical Condition

9/11/2020

There will likely come a time when you will be faced with a loved one’s serious medical diagnosis. Here are tips from an oncologist on how to support family and friends through serious illness.

Comprehensive Cancer Care – Including Access to Cutting-Edge Treatment

2/24/2020

For Michael, the close collaboration between the oncology staff at Emerson and their colleagues at the Mass General Cancer Center in Boston meant access to a clinical trial of a targeted therapy that has showed promising results in treating his prostate cancer.

Kindergarten Teacher Embraces Life

2/4/2020

Read about a local kindergarten teacher’s Emerson Experience and positive outlook after a breast cancer diagnosis at age 32.

How A Simple Screening Saved Paul’s Life

11/13/2019

A simple lung screening saved Paul Carter’s life. Four years ago, when Paul was 61, Dr. James Cohen, his primary care physician at Westford Internal Medicine, recommended he receive an annual LDCT (Low Dose CT) test – a lung CT scan that takes a detailed picture of the lungs to detect cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage. Paul was a smoker for 45 years but he had no symptoms of lung cancer or other diseases.
 

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