The Cancer Genetics Clinic is part of Stanford's
Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated 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
Live piano music in the entry
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.
This video explains how genetic counselors at Stanford’s Cancer Genetics Clinic help families understand if they have a hereditary cancer syndrome and an elevated risk for colon 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.
See the BRCA
Decision Tool which guides the management of cancer risks for
BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers.
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).
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.
HOW TO REFER
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
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers