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 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.

November 12, 2012
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In this podcast, you'll receive a definition of chemoprevention, what these medications can and cannot do, and how they are being studied. We'll also look at some examples of chemoprevention that are being used or studied for their potential benefit in preventing cancer.

October 22, 2012
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This podcast explains what to expect during a mammogram.

October 15, 2012
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Listen to this podcast to learn how to evaluate your cancer treatment options on the internet.

October 8, 2012
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What to expect when you meet with a genetic counselor.

October 3, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss the benefits of stopping tobacco use, also called tobacco cessation, after a cancer diagnosis.

September 24, 2012
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This podcast explains what to expect during a Pap test, or Pap smear.

September 17, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on long-term heart problems in childhood cancer survivors presented at ASCO’s 2012 Annual Meeting.

September 11, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the news announced at the 2012 Breast Cancer Symposium, an educational meeting co-sponsored by ASCO.

September 4, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on melanoma presented at ASCO’s 2012 Annual Meeting.