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 (PDF) competition, which recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center.
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.
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.
This podcast explains what to expect during a computed tomography, or CT, scan.
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 that summarizes the most important advances in clinical cancer research over the past year.
What to expect as a caregiver to a person with cancer and tips on effectively giving care.
In this podcast, we talk about the first steps to take when you are diagnosed with cancer.
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.
How to help a child with cancer understand and prepare for medical tests and procedures.
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.