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. 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.
In this podcast, we discuss the news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting that covers research on ovarian cancer treatment, acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adolescents and young adults, kidney cancer treatment choices, and a new targeted treatment for melanoma, kidney cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer.
Grief is a natural response to loss. It is a process that occurs over time and involves a wide range of emotions, as well as thoughts, behaviors, and physical sensations.
A recording of the May 16, 2012 webinar for patient advocates on the news coming out of the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting.
This podcast explains what to expect during a magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scan.
In this podcast, we talk about how to cope when switching to a new doctor, where to search for oncologists, and how to narrow down your list of doctors to find the right one for you.
This podcast discusses what to expect from anesthesia, including the four most common types.
Strategies that you can use to get a good night's sleep.
In this podcast, Dr. Allen Lichter provides an overview of the Top Five List in Oncology. This is a list of five common practices in cancer care that are not supported by evidence and that should be questioned before use. This list was created as part of ASCO's participation in the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation's Choosing Wisely® campaign.
How to cope with the fear of side effects before starting cancer treatment.