Nancy Shepard Lopez


Nurse practitioner
Palliative care specialist, outdoor enthusiast

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About me

Nancy Shepard Lopez is a nurse practitioner who specializes in oncology, including care for patients with solid tumors and blood cancers. As a member of a symptom management team, she also works on addressing pain and quality-of-life issues.

Lopez received a bachelor's degree in nursing from St. Olaf College and a master's degree in oncology nursing from UCSF.

Lopez is an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society, having served as president of the local chapter, presented at national meetings and participated in developing the society's guidelines on managing anorexia.

  • Education

    UCSF, MS, Oncology Nursing , 1986

  • Board Certifications

    Advanced Oncology Certified NP, Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

    Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Natl Board Cert of Hospice and Palliative Nursing

I'm grateful for my work, as it reminds me every day of what is most important in life.

Clinics I work with

Cancer Symptom Management

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94115

Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.