Support Services for NET Patients

Our goal is to deliver world class care from a holistic approach, to address your ongoing needs throughout your healthcare journey. Often, as patients and families go through treatment, new medical, emotional or financial needs arise. Please be sure to inquire about our various supportive services listed below.

  • Oncology Social Workers are MSWs who specialize in cancer care and are available to UCSF Cancer Center patients and their families. Clinical social workers can meet with patients at any time throughout the trajectory of their care and work closely with the patient’s care team.
    Maryellen Collamore, MSW; 415-353-7632
  • The Psycho-Oncology Service at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center includes psychologists and psychiatrists who care deeply about the emotional needs of patients and their families as they cope with cancer and treatment.
  • The Symptom Management Service offers consultations for physicians to improve the quality of life and care for patients at UCSF’s Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Nutrition Services. The services are open to UCSF cancer patients at no charge, although donations are appreciated. A dietitian is available Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm at both the UCSF Mount Zion and UCSF Mission Bay campuses. UCSF cancer patient can request one-on-one appointments by calling 415-502-5547.  Additional NET-related nutrition resources are listed here.
  • The Cancer Exercise Counseling Program at UCSF offers one-on-one exercise counseling to cancer patients at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Patients of all ages and fitness levels are welcome.
  • The Cancer Survivorship Program has been designed to address common questions after diagnosis. By providing guidelines, clinical care and wellness resources, it enables patients to focus on recovery and maximizing quality of life.
  • The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine strives to integrate modern medicine, healthy lifestyle practices and established healing approaches from around the globe, in an effort to meet the need for a new model of care that promotes healing and well-being of the whole person—mind, body and spirit. Practitioners are trained in both conventional and complementary therapies, and offer a professionally guided whole-person approach to health care. A variety of services are provided.
  • The Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center promotes wellness and healing by providing patients and their loved ones with information, emotional support and access to community resources.
  • Art for Recovery nurtures the aesthetic sensibilities of patients, visitors, and medical staff at the various campuses of UCSF Medical Center and in the community, and creates a safe haven for patients and staff to be heard, to express their feelings and find support.
  • Upcoming Patient Events

NET Support Groups (Bay Area)


National NET Organizations/Resources

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