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Golf Fights Cancer Donates $150,000 to Lowell General Hospital

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Representatives from Golf Fights Cancer recently visited the main campus to present a check for $150,000 to the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital. The donation, raised from the 9th annual Good Guy Invitational

(courtesy Sara Comeau)
(courtesy Sara Comeau)

Golf Tournament held at Vesper Country Club on October 6, 2014, supports the purchase of a PerfectPitchTM 6 Degrees of Freedom Couch for Lowell General Hospital’s Cancer Center. This addition to the hospital’s linear accelerator is designed to improve patient positioning and will allow for more accurate beam targeting during radiotherapy and radio surgery.

(Pictured from left to right): Dr. Matthew Katz, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at Lowell General Hospital; Dr. Murat Anamur, Medical Director of Cancer Services at Lowell General Hospital; Tom Monahan, longtime friend and supporter of Golf Fights Cancer; Cheryl McGuire, Program Director of Golf Fights Cancer; Claudia Antolini, Director of Cancer Services at Lowell General Hospital, and Dr. Bruce Cook, Neurosurgeon at New England Neurological Associates, PC.

Golf Fights Cancer is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer-related charities and research organizations with the goal of fighting cancer and making financial contributions that can make immediate, tangible differences.

Lowell General Hospital thanks Golf Fights Cancer for this incredibly generous donation and their support of our cancer patients!

About Lowell General Hospital

Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit, community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, the hospital offers the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.