Palliative Care for Cancer

The Stanford Palliative Medicine Clinic at the Cancer Center provides treatment and counseling for physical and emotional needs during cancer treatment. Examples include pain, fatigue, nausea, depression, anxiety, and spiritual issues. Additionally, the team can assist with documentation of an advanced directive and goals of care. Treatments offered integrate medical, psychological, social work, and spiritual approaches. Care is coordinated with cancer treatments.

Palliative Care for Cancer
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-498-6004 Getting Here
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-498-6004 Getting Here

Our Doctors

About the Palliative Medicine Clinic at the Cancer Center

Welcome to Stanford Palliative Care, a dynamic and innovative team dedicated to providing you the best possible quality of life when confronted with a serious illness. Our team includes board certified doctors in palliative medicine, advance practice nurses, and social workers. We work with you and your family to address symptoms, such as pain, and provide assistance with difficult and complex treatment choices.

Our team approach allows us to address your physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs. We work with your doctor to provide you compassionate, coordinated care that we tailor to your and your family's life goals.

For Patients


Review the New Patient Packet for information about:

  • What to expect on the day of your appointment
  • Maps, directions, parking, public transit options, and contact information
  • Other patient resources


Please fax the Medical Record Release Form to your new patient coordinator. The medical release form is an authorization form for external facilities to release medical records to Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics). 

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561

Call us to make an appointment



For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

Please note, though this form is from Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics), it is also used for all Cancer Center referrals.

Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers securely online.

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