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The Gumberg Family Resource Center — found on the ground floor of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center — provides learning materials and guidance to patients and their families, friends, and caregivers.
All of our services are free.
A Patient Navigator and volunteers are on hand to help you find what you need. They can also provide access to cancer support services at Hillman and in the community.
The center has a wide range of free books and pamphlets from the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.
It also has the latest information about many types of cancers and treatment options, such as:
Some of the topics you can learn about include:
Patients and their loved ones can use these resources in the center or borrow them to use:
If needed, the center will provide a postage paid envelope to return them with no fee.
Other items at the center include:
For out-of-town cancer patients and guests, the Gumberg Family Resource Center offers concierge services.
Concierges can help with:
Founded in 1992 at UPMC Montefiore, the Gumberg Family Resource Center moved to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in 2002.
Gifts and donations help support the center and allow us to provide our services for free.
We use donations to:
If you need help getting materials from the center — or have questions or comments — please call 412-623-4733.