Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Mission Bay

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The Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program is a comprehensive genetic counseling service for families with a history of cancer. It is the largest, most comprehensive genetic testing center for cancer in Northern California.

Genetic counselors assess personal and family history, provide education and counseling and, when appropriate, offer genetic testing for cancer predisposition genes. Based on family history, other cancer risk factors and genetic testing results, counselors and doctors provide an individualized risk management program for each patient, which includes recommendations for cancer screening and options for preventive measures.

The service includes a Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program.

For more information on the program, please see FAQ: Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program.

Depending on your health insurance, you may need a referral from a primary care doctor.

Getting Here

Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Mission Bay
Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 885-7779
Fax: (415) 885-3787

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Additional Locations
Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Mount Zion

What to Bring

    • Any previous test results or reports related to your condition
    • List of current medications, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins and supplements

Access Your Health Information Online

This clinic uses UCSF MyChart, an online patient service. Message your provider, request medication refills, view some test results and more.

Learn more about UCSF MyChart

Required Forms

If you have an appointment for genetic counseling, please complete and return the following forms prior to your appointment:

  • Family and medical history questionnaire — Personal and family medical history provides important information for cancer risk assessment. Note: Please print the questionnaire in a horizontal or "landscape" format.
  • Medical record release form — Reviewing the medical records of individuals diagnosed with cancer is an important part of cancer risk assessment. Please have medical record release forms completed and signed by you and other members of your family diagnosed with cancer or their next-of-kin.
  • Insurance verification form — If this is your first time being seen at UCSF Medical Center, please complete an insurance verification form and provide a copy of both sides of your insurance card.


Parking at Mission Bay

Public parking options at UCSF's Mission Bay campus include:

Weekdays: $3.75/hour
Daily Maximum: $30/day

More Information

Download a Mission Bay campus map

Public Transportation

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is accessible via the following Muni bus routes:

  • 22
  • 55
  • T-Third Street line

More Information

(415) 673-6864 (MUNI)
SFMTA website

UCSF Shuttles

Free UCSF shuttles connect the Mission Bay campus with our Mount Zion and Parnassus campuses as well as other UCSF locations and the 16th Street BART station.

More Information

Shuttle routes and timetables
Shuttle system map
Shuttle hotline: (415) 476-4646 (GOGO)