University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Patient and Family Cancer Support Center

Patient and Family Cancer Support Center

Cancer Supportive Care – Important Coronavirus Update
Prior to attending any group, please confirm event details (Zoom, in person, etc) with either the Patient and Family Cancer Support Center at 415.885.3693 or the event organizer.

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.

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  EnglishSpanishEspañol), Filipino, Mandarin (普通話), Cantonese (廣東話) , Korean (한국어) , and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).

Have Feedback?

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:

415.885.3693 (voice)
415.885.3701 (fax)
Email Us

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

Special Events

Ongoing classes are posted on our online calendar.


Additionally the Patient and Family Cancer Support Center 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.