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Cancer Center Patient Resources

Last Updated 5/19/2015 5:21:50 PM

Hope and healing are all around you. When you or a loved one has cancer, you seek not only the best medical care, but also information about other resources that can help you cope with the diagnosis and fight the disease.

Advance Health Care Directives

Classes and Lectures

Directions and Parking
The Infusion Center and other key Cancer Center services are located in the Oak Pavilion on the Mountain View campus.

Exercise for cancer patients
Living Strong Living Well™ is a 12-week small group program designed for adult cancer survivors who have recently become unconditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease. Our goal is to help patients build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance, and improve functional ability. For more information on Living Strong Living Well, call 650-988-8338.

Healing Arts
El Camino Hospital also offers several alternative and holistic therapy options for patients and their families including a hospital-wide music program; humor and guided meditation TV channels; a weekly pet therapy program; an outdoor meditation garden; mindful programs; and a spiritual care program that serves all faiths and cultures.

Health Library and Resource Center
The hospital’s Health Library and Resource Center, a free community service, offers books, videotapes, classes and Internet access to help you search for information about cancer and treatment breakthroughs.

El Camino Hospital subscribes to AT&T’s Language Line, where we can access certified medical interpreters 24-hours a day, over the phone.

Support Group and Classes
A full array of active support groups and classes is available to cancer patients and their families, including:

  • Advanced Prostate Cancer Group
  • General Cancer Support Groups
  • Prostate Cancer Support and Education Group
  • Young Adult Cancer Support Group (Healthy Young Attitude)

Visit the El Camino Hospital Calendar for more details. For information on additional support groups, relating to specific cancers, please contact the Cancer Center at 650-988-7519.

The Cancer Support Groups at El Camino Hospital

Click this image to download a brochure on the Cancer Center Support Groups

Download an informational brochure about the Cancer Support Groups
at El Camino Hospital or visit the
Cancer Center Calendar for
meeting dates and times.

Prostate Cancer Support

Click this image to download a brochure on the Prostate Cancer Support Groups

Download an informational brochure about the Prostate Cancer Support Groups at El Camino Hospital.