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Breast Cancer Connections (BCC)

Human Services

Breast Cancer Connections (BCC)

Provides medical information/education and emotional support to persons with breast cancer and their families.

Description:

Provides free medical information/education and emotional support to persons with breast cancer and their families and friends. Serves as a clearinghouse for breast cancer resources in the community. Also provides free breast cancer screening and diagnostic services to young women who are uninsured and low-income with a physician's referral (because of a breast health problem). Hosts a weekly Q & A session for women and men with breast cancer every Thursday night with a doctor from a different field of medicine. Interested parties should call the Helpline at 650-326-6686 for information on what type of doctor will be available. Provides breast health educator, Buddy program, medical appointment preparation, crisis counseling, Helpline, and a library. Offers support groups: couples, DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ), metastatic breast cancer, newly-diagnosed breast cancer, Recovery and Renewal (ongoing support after treatment), Young Women's Breast Cancer Networking Group, Triple Negative Support and Networking group. Formerly known as Community Breast Health Project (CBHP).

Location

Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks. CALTRAIN stops within 4 blocks.
390 Cambridge Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306 37.4272681 -122.1454314 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Information on CD
  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

None.

Audience:

People with breast cancer and their families or friends

Eligibility:

None

How to Apply:

Walk in or call for information.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait except during evening and weekend hours.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County