Patient and Family Cancer Support Center
As part of our efforts to limit the community transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Cancer Center Supportive Care programs and groups across all three campuses have been cancelled, postponed or will be conducted remotely. To find out about how to participate remotely, or the status of your group meeting, call the Cancer Resource Center at 415.885.3693 or contact your event organizer.
Read more on information about UCSF’s response to the coronavirus.
The Patient and Family Cancer Support Center (formerly 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.
Please see our guidebook for information on the Cancer Center and the many UCSF programs that support patients and caregivers during cancer treatment and care.
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).
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
Open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm:
The Patient and Family Cancer Support Center (Mission Bay)
Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building
Barbara and Richard Rosenberg Cancer Resource Suite
1825 Fourth Street, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
The Ida and Joseph Friend Patient and Family Cancer Support Center (Mount Zion)
1600 Divisadero St., B-101
San Francisco, CA 94143
Ongoing classes are posted on our online calendar.
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.