How can I learn more about my diagnosis and treatment?

Stop by, call, or email your questions

Phone: 650-736-1713

Can I record my discussion with my doctor during my appointment?
Can my family member or friend attend my appointment?
English is not my primary language. Who can help me understand what the doctor says?

Visit Interpreter Services to learn more.

If you would like to have an interpreter at your appointment, please let the staff who schedules your appointment know, and tell them your preferred language. Learn more information about Interpreter Services or call 650-723-6940.

The Stanford Health Library can do searches for you in other languages: Stanford Health Library's multilingual collection.

What if I want to change doctors?
What is "staging"?
Why do I need to see a dentist?
How can I deal with my anxiety and fear? How can I cope with my diagnosis?

Stanford's Cancer Supportive Care Program provides FREE classes, workshops, fitness classes, services, and support to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive their care.

Visit the Stanford Health Library and ask for suggestions for support services or contact the Stanford Health Care Social Work and Case Management Department at 650-723-5091.

Can I talk with someone who has been through this before?
What is "myHealth"?

Learn more about myHealth.

What is an Advance Health Care Directive? Where do I get one?