Information and Referral Services
The Cancer Resource Center is an information and referral hub where patients and their loved ones can learn about treatment options, clinical trials, and programs to aid in healing and coping with the changes a cancer diagnosis brings.
The Resource Center offers the following services:
- Lending library of books, DVDs, and CDs
- Information on specific cancers and treatments
- Support groups
- Peer Referral
- Community resources
- Movement classes
- Exercise and meditation classes
- Monthly special events
- Smoking Cessation Program
- Monthly calendar
- Nutrition seminars
The CRC lounge offers comfortable reading areas to lounge, sip tea, and relax. Library materials are also available on loan.
Staff members and volunteers will assist visitors in finding cancer-related information online and in print. The Resource Center houses a computer for patients and families to browse the web, Medline, and other health-related databases to obtain condition-specific information, treatment options, and more.
Staff members and volunteers also direct individuals to relevant community resources such as hats, wigs, prostheses, and lodging options. Brochures and bulletins, newsletters, and an event calendar provide visitors with access to current cancer-related events and programs. Some materials are available in other languages.
For more information, email CRC@ucsf.edu.