University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Receiving Cancer Care

Want to transfer care to UCSF?

  • Get a referral from your physician using the referral form
  • Request an appointment from the appropriate clinic
  • 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.):