Program for Partners
Woman to Woman Program for Partners
You, the male partners of women in treatment for gynecologic cancer, are often overlooked by health care workers, family and, friends. This may result in confusion, anxiety, and anger. One partner asked us, "What about me?"
We interviewed ten partners of women in various stages of treatment and created a program designed to address your specific questions and concerns.
The online Woman to Woman "Information Guide for the Partners of Woman With Gynecologic Cancer" contains information on gynecologic cancer, treatment and side effects, sexuality, finances, how to deal with family and friends and resources for each topic. This guide is meant to help you throughout your partner's journey with gynecologic cancer so that you may provide her with the support she needs, while also taking care of yourself.
One to one social work support is also available to partners. If you are interested in speaking to The Mount Sinai Gynecologic Oncology Social Worker for emotional support or information, please call (212) 241-3793.