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.

Digital Health Awards - winner.spring.2015 The Cancer.Net Podcasts series has been awarded a Merit Award in the Digital Health Awards (PDF) competition, which recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center.

 

 

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. In addition, full written transcripts are available--click on the title of a podcast to read its transcript.

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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November 22, 2016
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Cancer care has become increasingly complex, so someone with cancer will be treated by a collaborative team of health care providers that includes doctors, nurses, and a wide range of additional specialists. In today’s podcast, Wendy Vogel discusses the role of oncology advanced practitioners, or APs, as a part of this multidisciplinary team. 

November 14, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Lillie Shockney discusses her article, “The Value of Patient Navigators as Members of the Multidisciplinary Oncology Care Team.” Nurse navigators, also known as patient navigators, help a person with cancer “navigate” the hospital and human services bureaucracies. This includes assisting with decision making, coordinating services, and advocating for the patient with the other members of the health care team. 

June 16, 2016
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n today’s podcast, Suzanne Dixon and Annette Goldberg discuss and dispel several common myths about nutrition and cancer.  Suzanne Dixon is a Registered Dietitian and Epidemiologist, with a nutrition and research consulting business in Portland, Oregon. Annette Goldberg is an Outpatient Dietitian at the Boston Medical Center Cancer Care Center.

February 16, 2016
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Some side effects of cancer treatment—such as taste changes and appetite loss—can prevent a person receiving cancer treatment from eating and drinking enough. In this podcast, oncology dietitians Maureen Gardner and Annette Goldberg will discuss how they work with people with cancer and their families to address these and other common nutrition concerns.

June 4, 2015
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This podcast is part of a series for patients who have just been diagnosed with a specific genitourinary, or GU cancer. In this series, Dr. Charles Ryan, a medical oncologist and professor who specializes in the genitourinary tract at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, speaks with experts on specific GU cancers to shed light on what happens after an initial diagnosis.

Today’s guest is Dr. Thomas Powles, clinical professor of genitourinary oncology at Barts Cancer Institute in London. In this podcast, Dr. Ryan and Dr. Powles discuss what happens after a diagnosis of metastatic bladder cancer, including new advances in immunotherapy for bladder cancer.

April 14, 2015
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This podcast is part of a series for patients who have just been diagnosed with a specific genitourinary, or GU cancer. In this series, Dr. Charles Ryan, a medical oncologist and associate professor who specializes in the genitourinary tract at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, speaks with experts on specific GU cancers to shed light on what happens after an initial diagnosis. 

Today’s guest is Dr. Brian Rini, an associate professor of medicine and a staff member in the Department of Solid Tumor Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Ryan and Dr. Rini discuss the decisions that doctors make when a patient is diagnosed with kidney cancer, including some of the factors that go into recommending certain treatment options.

March 17, 2015
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss the role of pathologists in cancer care.

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. 

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.

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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