UCSF HELEN DILLER FAMILY COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER

  • Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
    The webpage contains information about the Breast Care Center, screening, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and many other resources 
    cancer.ucsf.edu/breastcarecenter/ 
  • New Patient and Caregiver Orientation
    This online orientation includes information for the incoming patient and their support team to help navigate around the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. If you are unable to review the material online on a computer you can contact Naomi Hoffer at Naomi.Hoffer@ucsf.edu or call 415-885-3693 and ask about their one-hour in person orientation.
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/_docs/crc/Orientation/presentation.html 
  • The Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center 
    The Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center is located on the first floor of the Mt. Zion facility (1600 Divisadero). The Cancer Resource Center supports wellness and healing by providing patients and their loved ones with information, emotional support and community. 415-885-3693
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/support/crc/ 
  • UCSF Patient Health Library 
    Located on the first floor at 1600 Divisadero, they offer free internet access, and printing, faxing and scanning at reasonable prices. They also provide assistance in researching health information, education in how to search for information, and access to reference materials including medical books, journals, newsletters and newspapers. 415-885-7285 or patientlibrary@ucsfmedctr.org 
    www.ucsfhealth.org/services/patient_health_library/ 
  • Osher Center for Integrative Medicine  
    Offers patient care, classes, lectures, and online videos integrating modern medicine, healthy lifestyle practices, and healing approaches from around the globe. Just across from Mt. Zion at 1545 Divisadero. 415-353-7700 or visit for details.
    http://www.osher.ucsf.edu/ 
  • Art for Recovery  
    Art for Recovery provides art workshops, visits at the bedside, and individual attention to individuals who are coping with life-threatening illness. 415-885-7221
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/support/afr/ 
  • Symptom Management Service
    Symptom Management Service works with your oncology team to treat pain, fatigue, nausea and other physical symptoms related to cancer or its treatment. 415-885-7671
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/support/sms/  
  • Psycho-Oncology
    Psycho-Oncology offers assistance with adjustment, stresses of medical treatment, emotional needs, relationships, coping with pain, insomnia and other symptoms. 415-353-7019
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/support/psycho-oncology/ 
  • Spiritual Care Services
    Chaplains provide support to patients, family members, friends and staff. 415-353-1941
    http://www.ucsfhealth.org/services/spiritual_care/  
  • Nutrition Counseling and Workshops
    Patients can meet one-on-one with a dietician, download informational handouts, or attend nutrition seminars.
    http://cancer.ucsf.edu/support/crc/nutrition-counseling-and-workshops