Bay Area Cancer Connections has medical information 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 of medical information specialists can 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
Erika Bell, Ph.D., can lead you through any questions you have about your diagnosis. She holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, San Francisco.