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.

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.

Managing Nausea and Vomiting Caused by Cancer Treatment, with Gary Lyman, MD

September 26, 2011
Download MP3 (9.25 MB/10:07)

In this podcast, Dr. Gary Lyman discusses nausea and vomiting. Some cancer treatments, including radiation therapy and chemotherapy, may cause these types of side effects. The best way to treat vomiting is to prevent it with medications called antiemetics. To help doctors give their patients the best possible care, ASCO has developed evidence-based recommendations for the use of drugs that prevent vomiting. These guidelines were updated in 2011 to reflect the latest research, and the purpose of this podcast is to summarize these findings.

Parenting and Caring for Parents With Cancer

September 19, 2011
Download MP3 (4.47 MB/4:53)

How to balance being a caregiver for your parent with cancer when you are also a parent with young children.

2011 Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights, with Andrew Seidman, MD

September 6, 2011
Download MP3 (11.82 MB/12:55)

Andrew Seidman, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco, California.

2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up - Head and Neck Cancers, with Everett Vokes, MD

August 29, 2011
Download MP3 (14.85 MB/16:13)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on head and neck cancers presented at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting.

2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up on Myeloma, with Sundar Jagannath, MD

August 22, 2011
Download MP3 (15.81 MB/17:16)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on multiple myeloma presented at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting.