Network for Patients and Families

Network for Patients and Families

The Network for Patients & Families is a peer survivorship program of the Mass General Cancer Center for patients, families and friends who are living with, through, and beyond cancer.

To join the Network or to learn more about the Peer Matching Program, the Peer Guide Program, or other Network activities contact:

Paula Gauthier, LICSW, Program Coordinator
Email: pgauthier@partners.org
Phone: 617-643-1784

Peer Matching Program
The Peer Matching Program offers current patients and family members the support of Network members who are trained as peer mentors. Matched by diagnosis and treatment, they share their personal experience of coping and provide support by telephone.

Peer Guide Program
The Peer Guide Program provides patients and families support through onsite contact with trained Network members who share their experience and engage in conversation and information sharing about Cancer Center resources.