Survivorship

The Survivorship Program at the Mass General/ North Shore Cancer Center is open to any patient diagnosed with cancer. The program is also available to families, friends and caregivers affected by a cancer diagnosis. Our program provides a wide range of specialists to help with the many different challenges and stages of cancer survivorship.
Woman smiling after surviving cancer

Survivorship Program Overview:

  • Oncology providers committed to excellent survivor care
  • Supportive care services
  • Wellness programming
  • Leadership and a culture of innovation
  • Strong ties to community affiliates

Patients meet one-on-one with a clinician to address their medical, psychological and social concerns and receive a personalized treatment summary. After a comprehensive evaluation, patients will have access to a variety of services based on their needs, including:

  • Psychology, psychiatry, social work and spiritual counseling
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy and neuropsychiatry
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking cessation
  • Genetic counseling
  • Palliative care and pain management
  • Sexuality and fertility counseling

Clinicians continue to monitor survivors for late and long-term effects of cancer therapy and enhance communication with primary care providers.