An MRI tech beside a new MRI machine

New and Improved: What to Know about Advanced Imaging at South Shore Health

South Shore Health is committed to providing our community with cutting-edge, world-class technology. Learn more about our new CT scanner, how it benefits patients, and further upgrades that will be coming this fall.

New and Improved: What to Know about Advanced Imaging at South Shore Health

A doctor examines a female patient's arm during a skin cancer screening

Five Questions On Skin Cancer, Answered

With more than 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable.

Five Questions On Skin Cancer, Answered

A young male gives a patient history to a female physician

Five Questions on Testicular Cancer, Answered

In an effort to spread awareness about testicular cancer and the importance of testing for young men, radiation oncologist Peter F. Orio, III, DO, MS answers five common questions about prevention, screening and treatment.

Five Questions on Testicular Cancer, Answered

South Shore Hospital building today

Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of South Shore Hospital, patients shared fond memories of their experiences at the Hospital over the years.

Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

African American man consulting with his doctor

Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered

March is National Colorectal Cancer Prevention Month, a good time to spread awareness about the disease and highlight the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention and treatment. Robert Driscoll, MD, explains how increased screening, improved treatment and more awareness about lifestyle-related risk factors are reducing the number of colorectal cancer diagnoses and deaths.

Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered

Doug Bowen with one of the winter village display decorations

It Takes a Village to Raise the "Smile Factor"

Doug Bowen has been delighting Hamilton Elementary School students and staff with his winter wonderland village since 2007, and for the past four years has been sharing it with the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital.

It Takes a Village to Raise the "Smile Factor"

Doctor talking to older male patient

Five Questions on Lung Cancer Prevention, Answered

Because there are often no symptoms in early-stage lung cancer, people who are at high risk – including those who smoke or used to smoke – should be screened for lung cancer. Screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for patients.

Five Questions on Lung Cancer Prevention, Answered

Doctor with hand on male patient's shoulder

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

A doctor discusses the results of a gynecologic exam with a patient

Five Questions about Gynecologic Cancer Prevention, Answered

Katelyn McGovern Dorney, MD, a gynecological oncologist at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, answers questions about gynecologic cancer screening and prevention.

Five Questions about Gynecologic Cancer Prevention, Answered