You Are Not Alone

"To know the road ahead, ask those coming back." (Chinese proverb)

Dear Friends,

As a survivor of ovarian cancer and Founder of Woman to Woman, I am pleased to welcome you to our website.

Woman to Woman is a network of trained volunteer survivors of gynecologic cancer who provide hope, support and education to women in treatment at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and their families. Working in collaboration with Mount Sinai's Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Social Work Services healthcare teams, Woman to Woman is committed to support women through all phases of treatment and recovery.

We hope our website will provide you with the information you need to be an effective self advocate. Most important, know that you are not making this difficult journey alone.

All my best,

Valerie Goldfein

Program Goals and Offerings

The goal of Woman to Woman is to provide one-to-one emotional support and mentoring to women in treatment for gynecologic cancers.

Woman to Woman is a network of volunteers at The Mount Sinai Hospital who have survived gynecologic cancer, are inspired to share their experiences, and have been specially trained to offer one-to-one support.

Complementing our team of healthcare professionals, our program offers:

  • Peer-to-peer support
  • Empathic understanding
  • Practical information and assistance
  • Navigation of the healthcare system
  • Stress reduction
  • Guidance on available resources
  • Financial assistance

View our brochure

Contact Us

Rachel Justus, LCSW
Woman to Woman Program Coordinator
Tel: 212-241-3793

One Gustave Levy Place
Box 1252
New York, NY 10029

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Watch Woman to Woman Video

woman to womanThe volunteers of Woman to Woman share their own experiences and offer support and guidance to other women going through cancer treatment.
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Volunteer Stories

Woman to Woman Volunteer Stories [PDF]