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.

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.

Finishing Treatment: What Comes Next?, with Lidia Schapira, MD

July 11, 2007
Download MP3 (4.53 MB/4:56)

What to expect as you approach the end of your active treatment for cancer.