[ ]          Plan ahead for how you will get to your appointment. Make sure to include time in traffic or on public transportation, and for parking and walking to the building.

[ ]          Arrive at least 90 minutes before your appointment time. If you have time, visit our café or health library. Our library staff is happy to help you learn more about cancer and the treatment options we offer. Stop by the reception desks in our Palo Alto or San Jose cancer centers for library locations. You can also call:

  • Cancer Center, Palo Alto: 650-736-1960, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, first floor by the cafe
  • Cancer Center, South Bay: 408-353-0197, 2589 Samaritan Drive, third floor lobby

6. Check out and schedule your following appointments.

[ ]          After your first appointment, be sure to stop by the front desk to check out before you leave.

[ ]          Our staff will help you schedule your next appointments.

For confidential help with your health care questions, contact the Stanford Health Library. Professional medical librarians and trained volunteers can help you access journals, books, e-books, databases, and videos to learn more about medical conditions, treatment options, and related issues.