“Walnut Creek:

‘Move’-ing to raise cancer awareness”

Click here to read an article published in the Contra Costa Times,

Nov. 20, 2013»



Contra Costa Oncology

Plans New Office in Danville

Click here to read an article published in the SF Business Times,

Sep. 30 - Oct. 6, 2011 issue»

The Dawn of Personalized

Molecular Medicine in Cancer Care

Click here to read a featured article by Dr. Sherman from the John Muir Newsletter,

August & September 2010 issue »

Everyone has questions concerning cancer and Dr. Sherman, through the voice of WalnutCreekPatch.com, would like to answer yours. The more you know about cancer the more prepared you are when you or someone you know is diagnosed with this disease.



At Contra Costa Oncology, we passionately believe that knowledge is power, which is why we are committed to providing as much beneficial information as possible to patients and their families. Offered here is a list of useful resources and links on topics such as education, counseling, financial assistance and more, with the objective of helping you to broaden your understanding and support network. We encourage you to explore the various resources and take full advantage of becoming more knowledgeable about all aspects of your care.


Warning Signs of Cancer

Helpful Links

Support Groups

End of Life Issues

Additional Cancer Resources


Warning Signs of Cancer

If you experience any of the following warning signs, you should consult with your doctor. It is important to note that many of the listed warning signs, as well as a myriad of others, can point to less serious medical problems than cancer. It does not necessarily mean that cancer is present, but it is a sign you should not ignore. If the cause of your symptoms is cancer, early diagnosis and treatment will offer a better chance of cure.


Helpful Links

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Support Groups


End of Life Issues

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Additional Cancer Resources

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