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.

Digital Health Awards - winner.spring.2015 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.

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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March 12, 2012
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How to choose a treatment facility for your cancer care.

March 5, 2012
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In this podcast, we discuss some helpful tips on such practical topics as organizing medical paperwork, finances, and appointments.

February 27, 2012
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How teenagers with cancer can balance school and treatment.

February 13, 2012
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Ezra Cohen, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2012 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium in Phoenix, Arizona.

February 6, 2012
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Getting a second opinion when making cancer treatment decisions.

January 31, 2012
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Nicholas Vogelzang, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2012 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California, including research on prostate cancer.

January 17, 2012
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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.

January 2, 2012
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This podcast explains what to expect during a computed tomography, or CT, scan.

December 19, 2011
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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.

December 5, 2011
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Highlights of ASCO's 2011 Clinical Cancer Advances report that summarizes the most important advances in clinical cancer research over the past year.