Welcome to the Bay Area Scleroderma Support Group!

The Bay Area Scleroderma Support Group (San Francisco Bay Area of California) is a group of Scleroderma patients and caregivers that meets at Kaiser Hospital, Niles West Building (Conference Room G), 39400 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA. (See Calendar of Events for specific dates and times.)

NOTE: We meet every second month, January, March, May, July, September, November, usually starting at 1:00PM

Our meetings are typically attended by 10-20 individuals with a diversity of experiences and symptoms of the disease. We have both male and female patients including children and teenagers. Our meetings usually include times of fellowship and sharing, comparing of common experiences, and presentations on specific topics of common interest to the group. Whether you are newly diagnosed, have experienced the disease for some period of time, or are a concerned caregiver; you are encouraged and welcomed to attend and participate in our meeting.


Disclaimer: The material on this website, including links to other websites, is provided for information only and as service to the public. It does not imply endorsement or support of any programs or medical treatments. The effects of scleroderma may vary significantly among different people. Patients should seek the advice of their individual physicians for proper evaluation and treatment. The Bay Area Scleroderma Support Group and the Webmaster are not responsible for the content of other individuals' or organizations' web pages.



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If you have Scleroderma AND cancer, there is evidence that radiation may exacerbate your Scleroderma. You should check with your medical providers before treating with radiation therapy.