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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.

Seeking a Second Opinion

February 6, 2012
Download MP3 (3.18 MB/3:28)

Getting a second opinion when making cancer treatment decisions.

2012 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Highlights, with Nicholas Vogelzang, MD

January 31, 2012
Download MP3 (24.78 MB/27:04)

Nicholas Vogelzang, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2012 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California, including research on prostate cancer.

2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Highlights, with Morton Kahlenberg, MD

January 17, 2012
Download MP3 (19.13 MB/20:53)

Morton Kahlenberg, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California, including research on pancreatic, colorectal, and esophageal cancers and neuroendocrine tumors.

CT Scan - What to Expect

January 2, 2012
Download MP3 (5.2 MB/5:40)

This podcast explains what to expect during a computed tomography, or CT, scan.

2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights, with Andrew Seidman, MD

December 19, 2011
Download MP3 (13.91 MB/15:12)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the highlights of the 2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December 6 - 10, 2011. This podcast is led by Dr. Andrew Seidman and helps put major research advances into context and explain what they mean for patients.

Highlights of ASCO's 2011 Clinical Cancer Advances Report, with Nicholas Vogelzang, MD

December 5, 2011
Download MP3 (16.25 MB/17:45)

Highlights of ASCO's 2011 Clinical Cancer Advances report that summarizes the most important advances in clinical cancer research over the past year.

Tips on Caregiving

November 14, 2011
Download MP3 (5.97 MB/6:31)

What to expect as a caregiver to a person with cancer and tips on effectively giving care.

When the Doctor Says Cancer

October 31, 2011
Download MP3 (4.66 MB/5:05)

In this podcast, we talk about the first steps to take when you are diagnosed with cancer.

After Breast Cancer: Preventing Lymphedema

October 17, 2011
Download MP3 (4.96 MB/5:25)

In this podcast, we talk about what lymphedema is and why it can occur after cancer treatment. We also review the signs and symptoms you should be aware of, as well as some practical steps to take to reduce your risk.

Preparing Your Child for Medical Procedures

October 3, 2011
Download MP3 (5.41 MB/5:55)

How to help a child with cancer understand and prepare for medical tests and procedures.


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