About the Symptom Management Service
The Symptom Management Service (SMS) offers consultations to improve the quality of life and care for patients at UCSF’s Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The SMS provides treatment and counseling for physical and emotional symptoms of cancer, to help people live as well as possible. Assistance includes help with pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, advanced-care planning and spiritual issues. Treatments integrate medical, psychological, social work and spiritual approaches, which are offered along with regular cancer care. Care is coordinated with cancer treatments and with the support of patients’ oncology team.
- General SMS - for any patient with cancer
- Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC) - for patients with metastatic breast cancer
- SMS in Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) - for patients with hematologic malignancies
- Geri-Pall - for older patients with lung cancer
Contact Us By Phone
Call 415-885-SMS1 (415-885-7671)
Mission Bay: 1825 4th St., 4th Floor
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