Personalized Cancer Information & Education

Bay Area Cancer Connections has specialists on staff that can help you find and understand information about your diagnosis and treatment options. As clients and families become more knowledgeable about cancer, they often find that the fear and anxiety that comes with a diagnosis can be significantly diminished.  Our team can work with you to do the following, at no cost​:

  • Explain your pathology report
  • Find appropriate resources to address your medical questions
  • Explain standard treatment guidelines
  • Navigate our library
  • Locate clinical trials​
  • Explore a personal decision using My Personal Decision Guide​​

One of our personalized cancer information and education specialists can lead you through any questions you have about your diagnosis. 

​Erika Bell, Ph.D, holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, San Francisco. Email Erika

Victoria Youngblood, Ph.D., BSN, holds a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Vanderbilt University. Email Victoria

Medical Minutes

Medical Article

“Short-Term Fasting and Chemotherapy- Where the Science Stands” by Danielle Penick, MS, RD, CNSC, LDN