Cancer.Net Podcasts

Cancer.Net Podcasts

Cancer.Net is pleased to offer its patient information on cancer research, treatment, coping, and many other topics in an audio podcast format. This gives people with cancer, and their families and friends, an additional option of how they'd like to receive oncologist-approved information from Cancer.Net.

Explaining Podcasts

A Cancer.Net Podcast is a pre-recorded audio file in which a specific cancer-related topic is addressed in order to assist people with cancer. A podcast can be listened to online (through the Internet) or downloaded to your computer free of charge. After downloading, a Cancer.Net Podcast may also be transferred to an MP3 audio player, such as an iPod. To download or listen to a Cancer.Net Podcast on your computer, you will need software capable of playing MP3 files, such as Windows Media Player or QuickTime.

You may also want to subscribe to Cancer.Net Podcasts, so that new offerings are automatically downloaded to your personal computer as soon as they are available. To subscribe, copy-and-paste the link below into software that allows podcast subscriptions, such as iTunes or Juice.

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For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.

January 22, 2015
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A diagnosis of cancer can bring up many emotions and cause stress, anxiety, or depression for both patients and their families. In this podcast, we’ll discuss how seeing a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist can help a person with cancer, how to find a marriage and family therapist, and what to expect from your visits. 

January 15, 2015
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss a study highlighted at the 2015 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium that examines the relationship between Vitamin D levels and survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer. 

December 23, 2014
Download MP3 (27.48 MB/30:01)

In this podcast, we’ll discuss some of the breast cancer research announced at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December ninth through the thirteenth in San Antonio, Texas. 

December 22, 2014
Download MP3 (8.33 MB/9:06)

In this podcast, we’ll discuss some of the research on multiple myeloma announced at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology, held December fifth through the ninth in San Francisco, California. 

December 15, 2014
Download MP3 (10.02 MB/10:57)

In this podcast, we’ll discuss phase I clinical trials. 

December 2, 2014
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In this podcast, Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses ways to cope with feeling anxious about having scans for cancer and waiting for the results.

November 18, 2014
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In this podcast, Debra Haynes talks with Alejandro Muzio, George Donald, and Mariano Siles about meeting and working with a medical interpreter.

November 3, 2014
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In this podcast, Dr. Howard Sandler discusses recommendations endorsed by ASCO for radiation therapy after prostatectomy, which is the removal of a man’s prostate. 

October 30, 2014
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In this podcast, Dr. Rebecca Smith-Bindman explains the cancer risks associated with computed tomography, or CT, scans and the importance of discussing the risks and benefits of this imaging test with your doctor.

October 16, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss meeting and working with a Child Life Specialist and some of the techniques they teach children to help them cope with their diagnosis and treatment. 

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