Conveniently located on the second floor of the North Building, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Patient and Family Resource Center provides information and support within a warm and welcoming space.

What types of information and items you will find here:

  • Educational booklets and brochures available free of charge
  • Complimentary wigs, bras, breast prosthetics and accessories (hats, scarves, pillows, etc.)
  • Computers for viewing educational software, accessing health-related websites, and obtaining information on community resources
  • A room for educational sessions, such as nutrition, ostomy and chemotherapy classes
  • A library of educational books, brochures, CDs and DVDs on diagnoses, treatment, symptom management, nutrition, coping, caregiving and mind-body topics
  • Quiet space for patients to meet with a treatment or team member
  • Wireless internet access for those bringing their own devices

For more information and to register for any of our educational programs please contact the Resource Center at 916-734-0823.

Getting help with an information search

helping out at the Cancer Rsource CenterThe Cancer Center offers an Information Search Service for UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center patients, their families and caregivers.

You can use this service to request information about a particular treatment approach, or any other cancer-related topic. Searches are performed by staff at our Cancer Resource Center.

Information request forms are available at the Cancer Resource Center, on the main floor of the Cancer Center, or can be printed out by CLICKING HERE.  Completed forms should be faxed to 916-734-7451 or mailed to the address listed on the form. The information you request will be mailed to you within two working days. For more information about this service, please call the Cancer Resource Center at 916-734-5935.

Volunteer opportunities at the resource center

The Cancer Resource Center is staffed by trained volunteers from our local community. They help visitors find and print online materials, assist with administrative tasks and provide referrals to other agencies in the community.

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