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.

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. 

October 14, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss a study highlighted at the 2014 Quality Care Symposium that examines the influence of being a parent on treatment decisions. 

September 23, 2014
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Many people are familiar with physical therapists, or PTs, for sports injuries or for issues with muscles, joints, and bones, but PTs can treat a variety of functional problems. In this podcast, we discuss how seeing a PT can help a person with cancer, including how to know if you should visit a PT and what to expect during your visits. 

September 6, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss one study highlighted at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium that presents research on the impact of sending reminders to women overdue for breast cancer screening with mammography. 

Read a full transcript of this podcast.

September 5, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss one study highlighted at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium that presents research on the impact that Angelina Jolie’s choice of having surgery to prevent breast cancer had on genetic testing for genes linked to breast cancer risk. 

Read a full transcript of this podcast. 

September 4, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss one study highlighted at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium that presents research on breast cancer recurrence after chemotherapy given before surgery. 

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September 2, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss two studies highlighted at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium that relate to surgery for breast cancer treatment and prevention. 

Read a full transcript of this podcast.

August 5, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss some of the research on lung cancer presented at ASCO’s 2014 Annual Meeting. 

July 28, 2014
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss some of the research presented at ASCO’s 2014 Annual Meeting that is likely to be practice-changing, including advances in prostate cancer, breast cancer, and immunotherapy, as well as issues regarding the cost of cancer care. 

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