University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center

Cancer Resource Center

The Cancer Resource Center supports wellness and healing by providing patients and their loved ones with information, emotional support, and community resources.

The center maintains a multimedia library, provides access to specialized health databases, and offers research assistance. We host diverse classes and ongoing support groups. All programs are available at no cost.

If you have questions about our services, please call 415.885.3693 or email us.

Schedule of Events

Support Groups

Frequently Asked Questions

Cancer Center GuidebookPlease see our guidebook for information on the Cancer Center and the many UCSF programs that support patients and caregivers during cancer treatment and care.

UCSF Cancer Center New Patient Orientation Our New Patient Orientation for the incoming patient and their support team to help navigate around the Cancer Center. Available in  English, Spanish ( Español), Filipino, Mandarin (普通話), Cantonese (廣東話) , Korean (한국어) , and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).

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The best ideas come from patients and families!
We would like to learn from you. Please submit your ideas on how to improve the patient and family experience at the Cancer Center. Thank you!


Hours and Locations

The Cancer Resource Center (Mount Zion) is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1600 Divisadero St., B-101, San Francisco
415.885.3693 (voice)
415.885.3701 (fax)
Email Us

Visit our satellite desk at Mission Bay.

1825 Fourth Street, 4th Floor (clinic waiting room), San Francisco

Special Events

Ongoing classes are posted on our online calendar.


Additionally the CRC sponsors a variety of special events for patients, family members, and caregivers.

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Planning your visit

  • Directions to Mount Zion campus.
  • Public Parking at UCSF campuses.
  • Short-term Lodging Guide provides information on hotels near UCSF’s campuses at Mt. Zion, Mission Bay, and Parnassus for out-of-town patients and caregivers.
  • Friend to Friend, at UCSF Medical Center/Mt. Zion, is a one-stop specialty shop for wigs, scarves, prostheses, and more.