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 competition, which recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center. Learn more about Cancer.Net awards and recognition.

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. In addition, full written transcripts are available--click on the title of a podcast to read its transcript.

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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November 12, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss what you can expect if you are scheduled for a biopsy.

October 31, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the news announced at the 2013 Quality Care Symposium.

October 29, 2013
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In this podcast, Dr. Richard Schilsky, an oncologist and the Chief Medical Officer of ASCO, provides an overview of ASCO’s second Top Five List in Oncology, issued in October 2013.

October 7, 2013
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In this podcast, Robert Miller and Kala Visvanathan discuss ASCO’s recommendations on drugs to lower breast cancer risk.

September 30, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss how to understand a cancer research study.

September 20, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss the role of Physician Assistants in cancer care. This podcast will be led by Heather Hylton and Todd Pickard.

September 16, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss what to expect as your role of caregiver comes to an end.

September 4, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the news announced at the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, an educational meeting co-sponsored by ASCO.

August 26, 2013
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Warmer weather often means more time is spent outdoors in the sun. However, it is important to remember a few simple steps to reduce exposure to the sun's harmful rays, called ultraviolet or UV rays, because UV exposure is the leading cause of skin cancer.

August 19, 2013
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This podcast deals with how to cope with the common fear that cancer will return after treatment is complete.