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.

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.

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For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.

2014 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights on Patient Care and Quality of Life, with Patricia Ganz, MD

May 30, 2014

In this podcast, we’ll discuss several studies related to patient care and quality of life highlighted at ASCO’s 2014 Annual Meeting, including new research on fertility preservation, caregiving, end of life care, and bone health. In addition, one study discussed focuses on radiation therapy for head and neck cancers. 

2014 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights: May 14, 2014 Webcast with Cancer.Net Editor-in-Chief Robert Miller, MD, FACP; ASCO Cancer Communications Committee Chair, Jyoti Patel, MD; and ASCO Chief Medical Officer, Richard Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO

May 14, 2014
Download MP3 (6.31 MB/55:09)

A recording of the May 14, 2014 webinar for patient advocates, patients, survivors, and caregivers on the news coming out of the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting.

The Role of an Oncology Nurse, with Mary Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP, BC, AOCN®, FAAN and Cynthia Cantril, RN

May 8, 2014
Download MP3 (20.5 MB/22:23)

In this podcast, we discuss the role of an oncology nurse.

Highlights from the 2014 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, with Jonas de Souza, MD

April 22, 2014
Download MP3 (8.57 MB/9:22)

Dr. Jonas de Souza describes the progress that’s been made in head and neck cancer research. Listen to these highlights from the 2014 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium.

The Role of Oncology Social Workers, with Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD

April 10, 2014
Download MP3 (13.2 MB/14:25)

Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, discuss how social workers help patients get holistic care in partnership with the rest of the health care team. 

Understanding the Costs Related to Cancer Care

March 4, 2014
Download MP3 (6.23 MB/6:48)

Common costs related to cancer care.

The Patient Advocate’s Perspective – 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, with Robert Miller, MD and Wendy Poage, MHA

February 20, 2014
Download MP3 (26.83 MB/29:18)

In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Robert Miller talks with patient advocate Wendy Poage about her experience at the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.

What Are Clinical Trials?

February 10, 2014
Download MP3 (6.66 MB/7:16)

This podcast explains what clinical trials are, and how they are conducted.

Highlights from the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, with Charles Ryan, MD

January 28, 2014
Download MP3 (12.81 MB/13:59)

In this podcast, we review some of the news announced at the 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by ASCO.

Highlights from the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium, with Smitha Krishnamurthi, MD

January 14, 2014
Download MP3 (16.25 MB/17:45)

In this podcast, we’ll review some of the news announced at the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by ASCO.

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