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.

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.

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.

June 5, 2011
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In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting regarding melanoma and neuroblastoma.

June 4, 2011
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the news highlighted at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting regarding new drugs for melanoma and leukemia, selecting treatment for lung cancer, and predicting survival for men with prostate cancer.

June 4, 2011
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In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting regarding breast and ovarian cancers.

June 3, 2011
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In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting regarding personalized medicine and childhood leukemia.

May 26, 2011
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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

May 19, 2011
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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.

February 15, 2011
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Nicholas Vogelzang, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2011 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Florida, including research on prostate cancer.

January 18, 2011
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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.

March 11, 2009
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Mark Kris, MD discusses changes to the Cancer.Net section on lung cancer, and gives updates on the latest treatments for lung cancer.