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.
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.
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For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.
The Top Five List in Oncology: What This Means for Patients, with ASCO CEO Allen Lichter, MD
In this podcast, Dr. Allen Lichter, an oncologist and the Chief Executive Officer of ASCO, provides an overview of the Top Five List in Oncology. This is a list of five common practices in cancer care that are not supported by evidence and that should be questioned before use. This list was created as part of ASCO's participation in the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation's Choosing Wisely® campaign.
Making Decisions About Cancer Treatment
In this podcast, we talk about some practical steps that may help you make important decisions about your cancer treatment.
Choosing a Cancer Treatment Facility
How to choose a treatment facility for your cancer care.
Seeking a Second Opinion
Getting a second opinion when making cancer treatment decisions.
When the Doctor Says Cancer
In this podcast, we talk about the first steps to take when you are diagnosed with cancer.
Patient Resource Publishing, with Linette Atwood
This podcast is about a not-for-profit organization called Patient Resource Publishing, which offers a printed information guide for people newly diagnosed with cancer, as a way to provide basic information about treatments and cancer care facilities that may be helpful as they make decisions about their health care.
How to Know When Medical News is Accurate
In this podcast, you will be offered some important questions to ask when reading a news story about cancer, to help determine its value to you.