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.

November 18, 2014
Download MP3 (10.52 MB/11:29)

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

October 16, 2014
Download MP3 (15.11 MB/16:30)

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. 

April 10, 2014
Download MP3 (13.2 MB/14:25)

Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, discuss how social workers help patients get holistic care in partnership with the rest of the health care team. 

February 10, 2014
Download MP3 (6.66 MB/7:16)

This podcast explains what clinical trials are, and how they are conducted.

January 6, 2014
Download MP3 (4.56 MB/4:59)

In this podcast, we discuss how to choose a doctor for your cancer care.

October 29, 2013
Download MP3 (12.78 MB/13:57)

In this podcast, Dr. Richard Schilsky, an oncologist and the Chief Medical Officer of ASCO, provides an overview of ASCO’s second Top Five List in Oncology, issued in October 2013.

September 30, 2013
Download MP3 (8.95 MB/9:46)

In this podcast, we discuss how to understand a cancer research study.

April 15, 2013
Download MP3 (6.67 MB/7:17)

This podcast discusses the concept of self-advocacy and how it can help you partner with your health care team in making decisions about your medical care.

April 8, 2013
Download MP3 (18.88 MB/20:37)

In this podcast, Dr. Robert Miller explains electronic health records, including what they are, how they are used today and will be in the future, and why they are important for patients.

March 11, 2013
Download MP3 (8.06 MB/8:48)

In this podcast, we discuss myths about developing, treating, and coping with cancer.  

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