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What is a Certified Breast Patient Navigator?

Support and help for every step 

Our Certified Breast Patient Navigators are trained to guide patients and their families through every step of their care. They are there to support and educate patients when needed.

They establishes close relationships with patients who are at different stages of screening and care - from those who are worried about their breast health to those with benign breast disease to those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer - they are available to help. The Certified Breast Patient Navigators helps patients feel secure that their care is well coordinated and that they are prepared for the next step.

  • Guide the individual through a free, personalized Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in a one-on-one environment
  • Listen to, discuss and address specific concerns about breast health
  • Follow up with individuals whose screening mammograms indicate the need for further evaluation
  • Ensure that the channels of communication - among the team, with the patient and family, and with the patient's primary care provider - are open and effective
  • Help in any other way possible

Meet our Certified Breast Patient Navigators


Kim Willis, NP-C, CBPN-IC, Certified Breast Patient Navigator in Imaging and Cancer


Karen Jacobs, FNP-BC, Certified Breast Patient Navigator

Patient Testimonial

"It was a pleasure meeting you after my annual mammogram.  I greatly appreciate your time and value your knowledge. Your thoughtfulness and personal style compliment your medical expertise, and I know I am truly blessed to have such medical care."

Call 978-304-8101 to schedule an appointment with one of our Certified Breast Patient Navigators

Schedule a Mammogram

Call 866-479-3208

ACR Award

Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers was designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.