Support Series / Staying Connected

Gynecologic cancer patients, survivors, friends and family are invited to join us for our virtual support programs facilitated by our Patient Support team.

These weekly and monthly online gatherings are a great way to meet others, share experiences, and connect. Registration is required. Please see below for group descriptions and to register.

Weekly Sessions

  • Living Well, Mondays at 1PM ET
  • LGBTQIA+, Mondays at 4PM ET
  • New Diagnosis, Tuesdays at 1PM ET
  • Young Adults, Tuesdays at 7PM ET
  • Loved Ones Series, Wednesdays at 3PM ET
  • Evolving Hope Fridays at 1PM ET

Monthly Sessions

  • Loved Ones, last Wednesday of the month at 1PM ET
  • Express Yourself, two per month at 3PM ET and 7PM ET

Weekly Sessions

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Living Well: Mondays at 1PM ET

Open to all who have had a recurrence and are interested in sharing experiences and support.

January 30 – Register

February 6 – Register

February 13 – Register

There will not be a Living Well session on February 20th due to Presidents’ Day. Living Well will resume on February 27th.

LGBTQIA+: Mondays at 4PM ET

For members of the LGBTQIA+ community at any stage in their gynecologic cancer journey.

January 30 – Register

February 6 – Register

February 13 – Register

There will not be a LGBTQIA+ session on February 20th due to Presidents’ Day. LGBTQIA+ will resume on February 27th.

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New Diagnosis: Tuesdays at 1PM ET

For those newly diagnosed or recently off first-line treatment.

January 31 – Register

February 7 – Register

February 14 – Register

February 21 – Register

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Young Adults: Tuesdays at 7PM ET

Meet other young adult survivors to discuss care and share support.

January 31 – Register

February 7 – Register

February 14 – Register

February 21 – Register

Loved Ones Series: Wednesdays at 3PM ET

We will be hosting a series for Loved Ones running January through March 2023.
February: Parents of Young Adults
March: Adult Children

February 8 – Register

February 15 – Register

February 22 – Register

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Evolving Hope: Fridays at 1PM ET

Meet other survivors exploring advance care planning and evolving hope.

February 3 – Register

February 10 – Register

February 17 – Register

February 24 – Register

Monthly Sessions

Loved Ones: Last Wednesday of Each Month at 1PM ET

Support for partners, spouses, children, and friends.

February 22 – Register

Monthly Express Yourself Series

Each month OCRA hosts an Expressive Arts session that will provide an opportunity to create, explore and share. Meetings are 90- minute evening sessions via Zoom, facilitated by two Oncology Social Workers Tracy and Nancy. Each month’s session will combine a themed therapeutic activity combined with discussion.

We send links upon registration and resend links the day of the event. Please call us at (212) 268-1002 if you have not received the link in advance of the session. 

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We will be hosting two sessions in February, both on Thursday, February 16th: one at 3 PM for all patients and survivors and one at 7 PM for couples. Be on the lookout for registration information soon!

Community Agreements

Community Agreements have been developed to protect the sanctity and privacy of these groups:

  • Please register in advance for each session.
  • Please plan on attending the group from the start through the entire program (once group has begun no further members will be able to join)
  • Please attend the group in a private and quiet setting
  • Please protect members’ confidentiality
  • Please respect all members and offer feedback without judgement or negativity

Support Group calls are held via Zoom Pro.

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Staying Connected is generously sponsored by: