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.
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.
For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.
2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights on Personalized Medicine and Childhood Leukemia, with Richard Schilsky, MD
In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting regarding personalized medicine and childhood leukemia.
Melanoma Treatment Information: Ipilimumab and its Side Effects, with Lynn M. Schuchter, MD
In March 2011, the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, approved a medication called ipilimumab, or Yervoy, for the treatment of later-stage melanoma. To help explain the treatment risks and side effects is Lynn M. Schuchter, MD
2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights: May 18, 2011 Patient Advocate Teleconference, with Cancer.Net Editor-in-Chief Diane Blum, MSW, ASCO President George W. Sledge, Jr., MD, and Mark Kris, MD
A recording of the May 18, 2011 teleconference for patient advocates on the news coming out of the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting. It includes a discussion of research on HPV testing for cervical cancer, screening and a new treatment for ovarian cancer, PSA testing for prostate cancer, predicting the risk of nerve damage from chemotherapy, treatment for advanced cancers, and the effects of smoking for women with a high risk of breast cancer.
2011 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Highlights, with Nicholas Vogelzang, MD
Nicholas Vogelzang, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2011 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Florida, including research on prostate cancer.
2011 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Highlights, with Morton Kahlenberg, MD
Morton Kahlenberg, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2011 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California, including research on esophageal cancer, anal cancer, colorectal cancer, and gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
What's New in Lung Cancer, with Mark Kris, MD
Mark Kris, MD discusses changes to the Cancer.Net section on lung cancer, and gives updates on the latest treatments for lung cancer.