LIST OF REFERRALS OUR CENTER USES
We are often asked if we keep referral resources on agencies outside of the Center. The answer is yes. Below are the names of agencies we mostly frequently refer to:
Simonton Cancer Center, 213-459-4434. Education and psycho-therapeutic support for cancer patients and their care partners. Focus: the influence of beliefs and belief systems. Life style Counseling, relaxation, mental imagery, the role of stress in disease, therapist referrals, books, tapes.
Wellness Community, 510-933-0107. Goal: cancer recovery to improve quality of life, support groups, workshops, relaxation, visualization, education, nutritional training, exercise, family support.
Women's Cancer Resource Center, 510-548-WCRC. Information, referrals, support groups, peer counseling, family support groups. Goal: empowering women to be active and informed consumers.
Breast Cancer Patient Support Group, Marin General Hospital at 415-388-3742.
Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group (Free), 415-925-7115.
Peer Support for Patients With Breast Cancer, 415-925-7115.
ONCOLINK - Online Cancer Resources (Free, 24-hours a day). The internet location is http://cancer.med.upenn.edu.
To find family counseling other than the Center's internship counseling service, We can refer you to the local Family Service Agency with confidence at 415-456-3853. We also have some referrals to private counselors who specialize in families.
Information resources for a very unusual disease, can be garnered from Planetree. Planetree is the best resource we know. They are a health and education - computer and library research resource. They are connected to computers all over the USA and will actively do research for you through UC Medical Center in San Francisco. They charge a fee for their service. You can reach them at: 415-923-3680.
Also, the self-help hotline has 1,200 groups if you want group support for a specific illness or disease. Their phone number is: 415-921-4044.
We also have "800" numbers for hotlines, groups and information for specific diseases.
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