The Cancer Genetics Clinic is part of Stanford's Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center offering genetic counseling and testing for individuals concerned with the risk of an inherited cancer predisposition. The clinic staff includes medical oncologists, genetic counselors, and geneticists.
It wouldn't be the best care possible if we didn't provide it in an atmosphere that soothes your soul and makes navigating treatment simple and convenient. The Stanford Cancer Center stands as a physical symbol of our concern for your health and well-being, with nourishing details like:
Live piano music in the entry
Natural light throughout the building
Room for your family to remain with you while you are receiving treatment
In addition, a variety of services and support staff are available to help with emotional, physical or social challenges that you might encounter while receiving cancer care. Visit the Stanford Cancer Center to learn more about the variety of programs and services we offer.
Support groups and classes
It's well established that support groups and their impact on cancer patient outcomes is very important. Much of this exceptional work has come from support groups at Stanford.
Psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers are involved in cancer support groups within the program. Visit the Cancer Supportive Care Program to learn about the free classes, groups and events we offer at the Stanford Cancer Center.
For new patients
Visit the Stanford Cancer Center to discover the breadth of resources and programs available to you as a patient of the Stanford Cancer Center.
James Ford, MD, director of the Stanford Cancer Genetics Program, has always been fascinated with figuring out how genetics influences cancer. His interest is in working with families to lower their risk of familial cancer.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.