Cancer

The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center was the first center in the Bay Area to receive the prestigious "comprehensive" designation from the National Cancer Institute. With cutting-edge facilities, comprehensive care programs and innovative research, we help patients with all forms of cancer live longer, fuller lives.

As one of the top recipients of research grants from the National Cancer Institute, we're continually advancing the understanding and treatment of cancer. These advances include immunotherapy that harnesses the body's own immune system to fight cancer, treatments that target the molecular biology of cancer cells, and minimally invasive surgical procedures.

We understand that cancer diagnosis and treatment can be overwhelming, and we are committed to supporting patients and their caregivers throughout this journey. Please see our guidebook for information on the cancer center and the many services we offer.

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Anal Neoplasia Clinic, Research and Education (ANCRE) Center

1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Brain Tumor Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Breast Care at Greenbrae

1100 S. Eliseo Dr., Suite 1
Greenbrae, CA 94904

Breast Care Plastic Surgery Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Breast Imaging

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Cancer Center San Mateo

218 DeAnza Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program

See all four of our Bay Area locations and learn about the program.

Cancer Immunotherapy Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Cancer Symptom Management

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94115

Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Center for Colorectal Surgery

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Center for Neuroendocrine Tumors

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Center for Pelvic Physiology

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic

1701 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Clinic

1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Genitourinary Medical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Gynecologic Dysplasia Clinic

2356 Sutter St., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Gynecologic Oncology at Greenbrae

1100 S. Eliseo Dr., Suite 1
Greenbrae, CA 94904

Gynecologic Oncology at Santa Rosa

100 Brookwood Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Gynecologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Head and Neck Surgery Cancer Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant

400 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Hereditary Cancer Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic

1701 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0316

Infusion Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth and Fifth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94158

Lung Cancer Screening Program

1600 Divisadero St., Room A-142
San Francisco, CA 94115

MarinHealth Breast Surgical Oncology & Gynecologic Surgery

1350 S. Eliseo Dr., Suite 300
Greenbrae, CA 94904

Melanoma & Skin Cancer Program

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Melanoma Surgery Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Ocular Oncology Clinic

Beckman Vision Center

8 Koret Way
San Francisco, CA 94143-0644

Orthopedic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Pancreas Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Prostate Cancer Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Psycho-Oncology

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1600 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115

Radiation Oncology Clinic

Mission Bay Campus - Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., First Floor, Room M2267
San Francisco, CA 94158

Salivary Gland Surgery Center at Mission Bay

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Spine Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

UCSF-John Muir Health Cancer Center in Berkeley

Berkeley Outpatient Center

3100 San Pablo Ave., Suite 430
Berkeley, CA 94702

UCSF – Washington Cancer Center

2500 Mowry Ave., Suite 227
Fremont, CA 94538

Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Awards & recognition

  • usnews-neurology

    Best hospital in Northern California

  • Best in Northern California in cancer care

  • NIH-2x

    Designated comprehensive cancer center

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Cancer support services

Art for Recovery

Creativity can help people with serious illnesses cope, heal and express what they're going through. Find out about our program and how to join.

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Cancer Exercise Counseling

Our one-on-one exercise training sessions, customized for your needs and abilities, can complement other cancer treatments and speed your recovery.

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Cancer Support Groups

Support groups held by the Ida and Joseph Friend Patient and Family Cancer Support Center are free and available to all patients, whether or not you get your health care at UCSF.

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Core and More Class

A strong body helps you fight cancer and enjoy life. Join this class to stabilize your core, strengthen your muscles and improve overall fitness. For cancer patients and caregivers!

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Friend to Friend Gift Shop

A one-stop boutique for patients with cancer. Get professional help with wigs, prostheses, sun-protective clothing, makeup, skin care and more.

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Koz Hospitality House

Located near our Parnassus campus, Koz Hospitality House provides comfortable, reasonably priced accommodations for UCSF patients during their treatment.

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Meditation and Guided Imagery for Cancer Patients

Drop in for a free class designed to help you heal, relax and find balance during your treatment. UCSF and non-UCSF patients are welcome.

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Neuro-Oncology Caregiver Program

At UCSF, we understand that a brain tumor diagnosis affects not only our patients, but also their families and loved ones. Learn more about the program here.

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Oncology Social Work

Social workers can be key members of your cancer care team. Reach out for support, problem solving and help accessing UCSF's many cancer-related resources.

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Patient and Family Cancer Support Center

You'll find support groups, classes, a library, treatment information, special events and much more to promote wellness and healing for patients and families.

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Peer Support Program for Cancer

Patients are matched with peer support volunteers according to criteria such as diagnosis, cancer stage, age or gender. Speak to someone who's "been there."

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Restorative Movement Class

Explore simple movements that help you feel more powerful and comfortable in your body. This fun and free UCSF class is aimed at those in recovery from cancer.

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Spa Infusion

Pamper yourself while fighting cancer. Free treatments for patients receiving chemotherapy at our Mount Zion campus include massage, acupressure and more.

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UCSF Patient Support Corps

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis is stressful. Get guidance, support and answers to your questions here as you consider your options and make decisions.

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(888) 689-8273

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