Coping with cancer treatment options can be overwhelming. Cancer treatment types and duration vary for every individual and depend on a number of factors such as age, cancer type, and stage. Clients who have undergone surgery or are in the process of receiving radiation therapy or adjuvant treatment may find these programs helpful.
“My breast cancer was a major glitch in the road, but traveling with all of you really helped take the bumps out.”
Saturdays, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Colleen Kleier, MFTi
This group is for the unique experience of women newly diagnosed or currently being treated for breast cancer. The emotional and practical side effects of treatment will be discussed to support health and well-being throughout treatment.
Free of charge. Register (650) 326-6686 or toll free (888) 222-4401
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the decision making process? While BCC does not offer advice, we can help you clarify and explore a practical, emotional, or cancer treatment decision using My Personal Decision Guide. A trained volunteer or staff member can guide you through the decision making process, explore the benefits and risks of each option, and identify your needs.
To schedule an appointment please call the Helpline (650) 326-6686. If you’re unable to visit our center, we’re happy to walk you through My Personal Decision Guide over the phone.
For patients who have lost their hair from chemotherapy, we offer wigs, hats, and scarves. Stop by and browse our inventory of donated supplies that are available for you to take home free of charge. We also have breast prosthesis and bras available for you to try on.
Free of charge. Drop-in.
- Explain your pathology report
- Find appropriate resources to address
your medical questions
- Explain standard treatment guidelines
- Navigate our library
- Locate clinical trials
- Explore a personal decision using
My Personalized Decision Guide
Medical Information Services Team
- Erika Bell, Ph.D.
- Mira Geffner
Free of charge. By appointment (650) 326-6686 or toll free (888) 222-4401
First and third Tuesdays
First Tuesday led by Cheryl Branco, R.N.
Third Tuesday led by Farzaneh Azadan
Learn how to be fully present in the moment and focus attention on your immediate experience, to bring calmness and clarity to your life. Clients who are going through treatment often find that meditation lessens stress, relaxes their body and mind, and may even find relief from nausea.
Free of charge. Drop-in
BCC is here to support you every step of the way. View our full menu of programs and services.