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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February 21, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss how to safely handle, store, and dispose of medications used to treat cancer and cancer-related side effects.

February 12, 2013
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In this podcast, we review some of the news announced at the 2013 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by ASCO.

February 4, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss steps patients can take after cancer treatment is completed.

January 28, 2013
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This podcast discusses five precautions that people with cancer can take to reduce their risk of illness and stay more comfortable during colder weather.

January 22, 2013
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In this podcast, we review some of the news announced at the 2013 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium, co-sponsored by ASCO.

January 14, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss ASCO’s recommendations for managing a symptom of cancer and cancer treatment called febrile neutropenia. This podcast is led by Dr. Christopher Flowers, who is an associate professor at the Winship Cancer Institute in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Emory University in Atlanta.

January 7, 2013
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In this podcast, we discuss chemotherapy.

December 3, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the highlights of ASCO’s 2012 Clinical Cancer Advances report.

November 27, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the news announced at the 2012 Quality Care Symposium.

November 18, 2012
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Explains what dietary and herbal supplements are, and things to ask if you are considering using them during cancer treatment.