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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, we’re here to help.

OCRA’s Woman to Woman program connects newly-diagnosed women like you with trained survivor mentors who understand what you’re going through.

Woman to Woman mentors are available through our National Program and through the many local programs listed below. To request a national mentor, please call our Patient Support team at (212) 268-1002 or find a program near you below.

Woman to Woman Program Sites

Founding Program Site

The Mount Sinai Hospital – New York, NY
Physician Champion: Stephanie Blank, MD
Program Coordinator: Rachel Justus, CSW and Jilian Levinson LCSW, OSW-C

Active OCRA Program Sites

Alabama

Colorado

  • Sue’s Gift – Colorado Springs, CO
    Physician Champion: Dirk Pikaart, MD
    Program Coordinator: Sherry Martin

Connecticut

Florida

  • University of Miami – Miami, FL
    Physician Champion: Matthew Schlumbrecht, MD
    Program Coordinator: Teresa Neira, PhD, LCSW

Georgia

  • Northside Hospital – Atlanta, GA
    Physician Champion: Guilherme Henrique C. Cantuaria, MD, PhD
    Program Coordinator: Kymberly Duncan

Illinois

Kansas

Massachusetts

  • Dana Farber Cancer Center* – Boston, MA
    Physician Champion: Nadine McCleary, MD, MPH
    Program Coordinator: Skylar Preston-White and Patricia Stahl
    *this program is a partnership with Dana Farber’s One to One program
  • Below the Belt Women’s Cancer Outreach* – Barnstable, MA
    Program Coordinator: Diane Riche

Maryland

  • Johns Hopkins University – Baltimore, MD
    Physician Champion: Stephanie Wethington, MD
    Program Coordinator: Nancy Farruggia 

Mississippi

Missouri

New Jersey

  • Holy Name Medical Center – Teaneck, NJ
    Physician Champion: Sharyn Lewin, MD
    Program Coordinator: Courtney Lozano, MSW, LSW

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island Hospital – Providence, RI
    Physician Champion: Don Dizon, MD
    Program Coordinator: Susan Garland, LICSW

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance – New Berlin, WI
    Partner Hospital: Aurora West Allis Medical Center
    Physician Champion: Elizabeth Dickson Michelson, MD
    Program Coordinator: Ashley Schneider

Program Sites in Development

These OCRA Woman to Woman Programs are in development or on pause due to COVID 19. If you live near, or are being treated by, any of these sites and would like to match with a Woman to Woman Mentor, please fill out the contact form for the National Mentoring Program.

Arkansas

Florida

New Jersey

New York

Pennsylvania

Tennessee

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