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.
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.
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For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.
This podcast is led by ASCO member, Evan J. Lipson, MD. Dr. Lipson recently launched a website, called Seize the Days, that offers people with cancer and their families an opportunity to record and preserve audio interviews as a way to share their personal stories with others. In this podcast, Dr. Lipson discusses Seize the Days and provides stories from patients about how a cancer diagnosis affected their lives. ASCO would like to thank Dr. Lipson and his patients for sharing these stories.
An illness such as cancer can be one of the most stressful events in a person's life. In this podcast, we'll discuss some practical tips for reducing stress.
In this podcast, we'll review why people with cancer have a higher risk of dehydration, what symptoms to watch out for that may signal dehydration, and offer five simple ways to help keep your body's fluid supply in balance.
This podcast talks about six steps that people with cancer can take to stay healthy and comfortable during warmer weather.
This podcast talks about Planet Cancer, an advocacy and support community of young adults with cancer.
This podcast talks about Imerman Angels, a not-for-profit organization providing one-on-one cancer support by partnering people living with cancer with those who are survivors of the same type of cancer.
Mary Jane Massie, MD, discusses the Look Good...Feel Better program from the Personal Care Products Council Foundation. Look Good...Feel Better offers free support programs across the country for women with cancer.