Kaiser Permanente Breast Care Coordinator
Monique Webster, MPH, Health Educator
Meets individually with breast cancer patients to answer questions, provide educational materials, assist with informed decision-making, enhance patient-provider communication, offer support and provide referrals for second opinions, prosthesis, wigs, and resources within Kaiser Permanente and the community.
Kaiser Permanente Breast Cancer Support Group
Meets every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month) – 4-5:30pm
2238 Geary Blvd, 8th Floor Topaz Conference Room
Designed to allow women to openly share their experiences and feelings, ask questions and support one another. The support group is co-facilitated by a health educator and an oncology nurse.
Kaiser Permanente Member Services
Available to provide information regarding your medical benefits and coverage. Can mail a personalized “Evidence of Coverage” which documents your specific information
Kaiser Permanente- Recovery from Breast Surgery Workshop
Second Tuesday of the Month 3:00-5:00 pm (must pre-register)
Outpatient Physical Therapy/1635 Divisadero Street, 3rd Floor
This one-time physical therapy class presents exercises to improve shoulder stiffness and range of motion and information on lymphedema prevention. Please contact Physical Therapy at 415.833.4325 or the Breast Care Coordinator at 415.833.0083 to register for this class.
Kaiser Permanente Health Education Department
2241 Geary Boulevard
Offers a wide selection of books and videotapes on breast cancer for loan. Internet and other databases available at no charge.
American Cancer Society - Reach to Recovery
One-to-one support program for women and men facing or living with breast cancer. Reach to Recovery volunteers are breast cancer survivors who are trained by the American Cancer Society. Volunteers meet either in person, or by phone, to provide support and information. Meetings are arranged through the local American Cancer Society office.
Charlotte Maxwell Clinic
5691 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
Provides free services to low-income women with cancer that include acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbs, homeopathy, massage therapy, and therapeutic imagery.
The Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center
1600 Divisadero Street, Room B101
Provides a wide range of services, resources and classes free of charge to meet the needs of diverse cancer patients.
Shanti Lifelines Breast Cancer Program
730 Polk Street, 3rd floor
Available to support you through your breast cancer experience. All services are free of charge and available to under-served San Francisco residents. Services include financial assistance, meals, transportation, care navigation, supportive volunteers, wellness workshops, nature outings, and referrals.