University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cancer Care and Information

New! Patient Orientation Presentation includes information for the incoming patient and their support team to help navigate around the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Includes practical tips such as directions and parking as well as more complex issues like communicating effectively with your provider.  

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Receiving Cancer Care

Want to transfer care to UCSF?

  1. Get a referral from your physician using the referral form
  2. Request an appointment from the appropriate clinic
  3. Ask the clinic for a list of what materials you need to provide before you can be seen at UCSF (slides, scans, etc)

Want a second opinion? (varies by clinic):

  • Contact the site-specific clinic for details on what documents are needed in order to provide a 2nd opinion

Participating in a Clinical Trial

Want to enroll in a specific Oncology trial?

Have a general question about Cancer clinical trials?

Need information on other types of clinical trials at UCSF? (asthma, diabetes, stem cell, heart disease, etc.):


Cancer Clinical Care at UCSF

Patients receive clinical care for cancer at UCSF Medical Center clinics on our Mission Bay, Mount Zion, and Parnassus campuses. The links below contain clinic locations, provider information, as well as information on specific conditions, and treatment options.

View a brochure of Cancer Services for Adults and Children [pdf]

Resources for Cancer Information are listed below.

Adult Cancers

Pediatric Cancers