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Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center

The Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center is the physical space and the heart of the Department of Supportive Care Medicine, integrating City of Hope's support services under one umbrella.
 
The Biller Resource Center is located on the Duarte main campus just beyond the information desk in the Main Medical building. It provides a warm and welcoming space where patients, families and caregivers can access the resources, education and support they need to strengthen and empower themselves, before, during and after treatment.
 
 
Features include:
 
  • Tailored care specific to each patient and family
  • Comfortable seating lounges
  • An activity room for yoga and educational sessions, as well as offerings such as art and music therapy, nutrition classes, and a variety of support groups.
  • Private space for patients to meet with patient navigators, physicians, psychologists, social workers, spiritual care providers and other staff
  • An extensive library of educational books, brochures, CDs and DVDs on diagnoses, treatment, symptom management, nutrition, coping, caregiving and mind-body topics. Educational booklets and brochures are available free of charge; many can be found online within the Living with Cancer resources site.
  • Fiction and non-fiction cancer related literature
  • Computers for viewing educational software, accessing health-related websites, obtaining information on community resources and staying connected with family and friends
  • Kindle tablet devices for check-out and use while on campus
  • Wireless internet access for those bringing their own laptops
  • Scanner, copier and fax machines for patients and caregivers
  • The Spungin Tranquility Courtyard, a comfortable outdoor space for reflection

The center hosts an array of educational classes, healing arts classes and support groups.  For more information about class availability and registration, please contact the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit our Support Services Calendar.
 
 

Support the Biller Resource Center

The Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center is made possible through generous donations, including a lead gift from The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation. By supporting the center, you help patients and their loved ones find the resources, education and support they need to better manage the challenges related to a serious illness. Make a gift today by donating online, sending a tribute card or contacting us to explore other giving opportunities.
 

 

 
 

For more information on supporting this program, please contact us below. Thank you for your support.

Julie Hara
Senior Development Officer
Phone: 626-218-0869
Email: juhara@coh.org

 
 
 

Biller Resource Center

Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center

The Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center is the physical space and the heart of the Department of Supportive Care Medicine, integrating City of Hope's support services under one umbrella.
 
The Biller Resource Center is located on the Duarte main campus just beyond the information desk in the Main Medical building. It provides a warm and welcoming space where patients, families and caregivers can access the resources, education and support they need to strengthen and empower themselves, before, during and after treatment.
 
 
Features include:
 
  • Tailored care specific to each patient and family
  • Comfortable seating lounges
  • An activity room for yoga and educational sessions, as well as offerings such as art and music therapy, nutrition classes, and a variety of support groups.
  • Private space for patients to meet with patient navigators, physicians, psychologists, social workers, spiritual care providers and other staff
  • An extensive library of educational books, brochures, CDs and DVDs on diagnoses, treatment, symptom management, nutrition, coping, caregiving and mind-body topics. Educational booklets and brochures are available free of charge; many can be found online within the Living with Cancer resources site.
  • Fiction and non-fiction cancer related literature
  • Computers for viewing educational software, accessing health-related websites, obtaining information on community resources and staying connected with family and friends
  • Kindle tablet devices for check-out and use while on campus
  • Wireless internet access for those bringing their own laptops
  • Scanner, copier and fax machines for patients and caregivers
  • The Spungin Tranquility Courtyard, a comfortable outdoor space for reflection

The center hosts an array of educational classes, healing arts classes and support groups.  For more information about class availability and registration, please contact the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or visit our Support Services Calendar.
 
 

Support This Program

Support the Biller Resource Center

The Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center is made possible through generous donations, including a lead gift from The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation. By supporting the center, you help patients and their loved ones find the resources, education and support they need to better manage the challenges related to a serious illness. Make a gift today by donating online, sending a tribute card or contacting us to explore other giving opportunities.
 

 

 
 

For more information on supporting this program, please contact us below. Thank you for your support.

Julie Hara
Senior Development Officer
Phone: 626-218-0869
Email: juhara@coh.org

 
 
 
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Living with Cancer

Here you will find tips, tools and resources to help you and your family cope with the issues that arise during and after cancer treatment.

Supportive Care Calendar
City of Hope | Duarte offers an integrated array of cancer support services and resources through the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center.
The Positive Image Center is where licensed cosmetologists support and assist patients with building and maintaining self-confidence in their appearance. Patients can access wig fittings and stylings and discuss cosmetic techniques.
 
City of Hope’s School Program helps children, teen, and young adult patients continue their education while undergoing treatment. For more information, please contact Kayla Fulginiti, M.S.W., School Program Coordinator at 626-256-4673, ext. 62282.
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