Patient and Family Support


Breast Health Navigator


A hallmark feature of our Breast Health Center is the dedicated Breast Health Navigator program. Our Breast Health Navigators are registered nurses with counseling and clinical research expertise. They provide all patients referred for additional testing with education, options, resources and support.

HOPES Program


The HOPES Program provides free wellness services, plus education and support groups for patients with cancer, their families and their friends. Our services focus on helping you take care of your whole self – mind, body and spirit.

NSMC Wellness services


NSMC’s Wellness and Integrative Medicine program offers several services, including reiki, massage, acupuncture, and strength training, free or discounted to breast cancer patients.

Breast Cancer Support Group

First Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center
Danvers, MA



This is an ongoing support group for women in all stages of breast cancer. To register please contact Mary Anne Macaulay at mmacaulay@partners.org.

In addition there is a support group for newly diagnosed patients. To register please contact Mary Anne Macaulay at mmacaulay@partners.org.