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.

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.

2012 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights on Breast Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Supportive Care, and Medical History, with Nicholas Vogelzang, MD

June 4, 2012
Download MP3 (18.04 MB/19:42)

In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting that covers breast cancer, symptom management, long-term side effects of childhood cancer, and keeping a family history of cancer.

2012 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights on Brain Tumors, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer, and Clinical Trials, with Bruce Roth, MD

June 3, 2012
Download MP3 (12.56 MB/13:43)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting regarding new combinations of existing therapies and patients' participation in clinical trials.

2012 ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights on Ovarian Cancer, Leukemia, Kidney Cancer, Melanoma, and Lung Cancer, with Carol Aghajanian, MD

June 2, 2012
Download MP3 (6.09 MB/6:39)

In this podcast, we discuss the news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting that covers research on ovarian cancer treatment, acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adolescents and young adults, kidney cancer treatment choices, and a new targeted treatment for melanoma, kidney cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer.

Understanding Grief and Loss

May 29, 2012
Download MP3 (4.53 MB/4:57)

Grief is a natural response to loss. It is a process that occurs over time and involves a wide range of emotions, as well as thoughts, behaviors, and physical sensations.

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.

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