About the Hope Begins Here Award
Founded in 2011, the Hope Begins Here Award is presented annually to an outstanding leader and advocate for cancer treatment and prevention on the North Shore. In conjunction with this award, Boston North Cancer Association presents a scholarship in honor of each year’s Hope Begins Here Award Honoree to a college-bound North Shore high school senior whose parent passed away from cancer or is undergoing treatment for cancer.
2023 Hope Begins Here Reception
The 2023 Hope Begins Here Awards Reception was held Wednesday May 10, 2023 at Danversport, Danvers.
This year's ceremony honored James McIntyre, MD, Chief, Radiation Oncology, Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers in recognition of his deep commitment to patients diagnosed with cancer and their families throughout the communities north of Boston. Thank you to all who attended!
2023 James McIntyre, MD
2020 - 2022 Lorraine Sacco
2019 Joel H. Schwartz, MD, FACP
2018 David Solomine, Sr.
2017 Noel DeFilippo, MD
2016 Rebecca Yang, MD
2016 Andrea McKee, MD
2015 Diane T. Stringer
2014 Herbert Leventhal, MD
2013 Karen J. Krag, MD
2012 Donald M. Perlman, MD
2011 Ronald S. Weinger, MD
Thanks to our Hope Begins Here Sponsors
The Barbuzzi Family
The Bargoot Family
Justin and Melissa D’Aveta
Diane and Alan Edgett
Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Leventhal
Dr. Carmela Mancini and Tim Swigor
Mary Jane and David J. Solimine Sr.
Kendra and Dan St. John