Patient Stories

Former smoker preaches importance of lung cancer screening

Thanks to a CT scan performed at NSMC Union Hospital, former smoker Maryanne Sheckman of Swampscott caught her lung cancer early and lived to tell the tale. Watch video

Unexpected Diagnosis, Exceptional Outcome

After several weeks of disrupted sleep, Phil Brooks finally paid a visit to the Emergency Department at NSMC Union Hospital. NSMC cardiologist Michael Goldstein, M.D., admitted him for testing. The tests essentially showed that Phil was experiencing a decrease in heart function. Watch video