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.

2012 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights: May 16, 2012 Patient Advocate Webinar with Cancer.Net Editor-in-Chief Diane Blum, MSW; ASCO Cancer Communications Committee Chair Nicholas Vogelzang, MD; and ASCO Communications Committee Member Jyoti Patel, MD

May 17, 2012
Download MP3 (6.22 MB/54:19)

A recording of the May 16, 2012 webinar for patient advocates on the news coming out of the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting.

MRI - What to Expect

May 7, 2012
Download MP3 (5.3 MB/5:47)

This podcast explains what to expect during a magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scan.

Finding a New Doctor

April 30, 2012
Download MP3 (3.75 MB/4:06)

In this podcast, we talk about how to cope when switching to a new doctor, where to search for oncologists, and how to narrow down your list of doctors to find the right one for you.

Anesthesia - What to Expect

April 19, 2012
Download MP3 (4.56 MB/4:59)

This podcast discusses what to expect from anesthesia, including the four most common types.

Strategies for a Better Night's Sleep

April 9, 2012
Download MP3 (3.68 MB/4:01)

Strategies that you can use to get a good night's sleep.

The Top Five List in Oncology: What This Means for Patients, with ASCO CEO Allen Lichter, MD

April 4, 2012

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.

Coping With the Fear of Side Effects

March 26, 2012
Download MP3 (3.36 MB/3:40)

How to cope with the fear of side effects before starting cancer treatment.

Making Decisions About Cancer Treatment

March 19, 2012
Download MP3 (4.11 MB/4:29)

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

March 12, 2012
Download MP3 (3.11 MB/3:23)

How to choose a treatment facility for your cancer care.

Organizing Your Cancer Care

March 5, 2012
Download MP3 (4.2 MB/4:35)

In this podcast, we discuss some helpful tips on such practical topics as organizing medical paperwork, finances, and appointments.

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