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.

The Importance of Hydration

July 1, 2009
Download MP3 (5.55 MB/6:03)

In this podcast, we'll review why people with cancer have a higher risk of dehydration, what symptoms to watch out for that may signal dehydration, and offer five simple ways to help keep your body's fluid supply in balance.

Cancer in the Summer

June 17, 2009
Download MP3 (5.82 MB/6:21)

This podcast talks about six steps that people with cancer can take to stay healthy and comfortable during warmer weather.

Donating Bone Marrow

May 14, 2009
Download MP3 (4.62 MB/5:03)

This podcast addresses the importance of donating bone marrow.

Web 2.0 - What Does this Mean for Young Adults with Cancer? with Heidi Adams, Planet Cancer

April 15, 2009
Download MP3 (9.41 MB/10:17)

This podcast talks about Planet Cancer, an advocacy and support community of young adults with cancer.

Imerman Angels, with Laura Alexander

March 25, 2009
Download MP3 (15.15 MB/16:33)

This podcast talks about Imerman Angels, a not-for-profit organization providing one-on-one cancer support by partnering people living with cancer with those who are survivors of the same type of cancer.

What's New in Lung Cancer, with Mark Kris, MD

March 11, 2009
Download MP3 (13.18 MB/14:24)

Mark Kris, MD discusses changes to the Cancer.Net section on lung cancer, and gives updates on the latest treatments for lung cancer.

How to Know When Medical News is Accurate

January 7, 2009
Download MP3 (5.91 MB/6:27)

In this podcast, you will be offered some important questions to ask when reading a news story about cancer, to help determine its value to you.

Look Good...Feel Better, with Mary Jane Massie, MD

September 24, 2008
Download MP3 (8.95 MB/9:47)

Mary Jane Massie, MD, discusses the Look Good...Feel Better program from the Personal Care Products Council Foundation. Look Good...Feel Better offers free support programs across the country for women with cancer.

An Advocate Looks Back at 25 Years of Patient and Survivor Communications, With Selma Schimmel

July 23, 2008
Download MP3 (8.53 MB/9:19)

This is the first in a new series of Patient Advocate Guest Columns and Podcasts, launched as a forum for patient advocates to address a topic, issue, or trend within the cancer community through Cancer.Net, the patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

A Decision Aid Tool for Lung Cancer, with Christopher Azzoli, MD

January 9, 2008
Download MP3 (6.41 MB/7:00)

This podcast discusses a decision aid tool developed by ASCO and Cancer Care Ontario to help people who have had surgery for non-small cell lung cancer talk with their doctor about whether to have chemotherapy after surgery.

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