Cancer Resources and Services Directory

 
New FREE interactive monthly teleconference available through the American Cancer Society The I Can Cope Series is a monthly series of presentations for patients and caregivers to increase your knowledge of cancer-related issues, gain skills to more effectively cope with the challenge of cancer and receive peer support and empowerment from other patients and caregivers. To register you can call 1-800-227-2345 or go to http://www.cancer.org and going to the I Can Cope Online Classes.
 
 

 
 

Cancer 101:

 
If you or a member of your family has received a diagnosis of "cancer", you may be interested in getting more information. Many patients have benefited from attending a class entitled "Cancer 101". This is a great class for patients newly diagnosed with cancer. The class is given by nurses, social workers, dieticians, and a chaplain. They can help answer your questions and help you find more resources. There are many resources below which you may find very helpful. Please select from any of the items below.
Cancer Counselor: For Appointments call 619-532-8712

Cancer Social Worker:
619-532-7364

Cancer Support Group:
Focusing on life issues impacting persons and family members with cancer. This group is open to patients with all types and stages of cancer from all clinics at Naval Medical Center San Diego. A patient-consult or referral is NOT required to attend. Contact phone: 619-532-5807.
  • 1st Tuesday/Month: Urology Cancer Support Group
  • 2nd Tuesday/Month: Medical Oncology Support Group
  • 3rd Tuesday/Month: Breast Cancer Support Group
  • 4th Tuesday/Month:: Care Givers Support Group
  • For more information, contact Linda Hagan-Smith at 619.532.8712
Look Good Feel Better Program: A free program that teaches beauty techniques to women cancer patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. For more information, call 619-532-7364, or visit the Look Good Feel Better site.
 
 
NMCSD Resources:
 
Hematology-Oncology Department

Gynecology-Oncology Department: Appointment Line: 619-532-7199

Radiation-Oncology Department: Appointment Line: 619-532-7274

Breast Health Center:
Appointment Line: 619-532-5828

Mammography Appointments:
619-532-7394

Inpatient Oncology Unit, 5 East:
619-532-6365

Pain Clinic:
619-532-8937 PET/CT: 619-532-9280

MRI:
619-532-7865

Nuclear Medicine:
619-532-8775

CT Scan:
619-532-8377

Interventional Radiology:
619-532-8742
 
 
Other Helpful Links:

American Cancer Society: 1800-ACS-2345 or www.cancer.org

National Cancer Institute-Cancer Information Service: 1-800-4-CANCER
‚ÄčAbout this Service
Contact:
Varies with Office

Hematology-Oncology Clinic Hours:
Monday-Friday:
0730-1600
Weekends & Federal Holidays:
Closed

Ambulatory Infusion Center Hours:
Monday-Friday:
0730-1800
Weekends: 0730-1600
Federal Holidays: Closed

Available At:
NMCSD Hospital Facility