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.

RSS Podcast Subscribe with iTunes

June 4, 2012
Download MP3 (18.04 MB/19:42)

In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting that covers breast cancer, symptom management, long-term side effects of childhood cancer, and keeping a family history of cancer.

June 4, 2012
Download MP3 (16.59 MB/18:07)

In this podcast, we discuss news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting regarding advances in targeted treatments for lung cancer, melanoma, and gastrointestinal stromal tumor.

June 3, 2012
Download MP3 (12.56 MB/13:43)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the news highlighted at ASCO's 2012 Annual Meeting regarding new combinations of existing therapies and patients' participation in clinical trials.

June 2, 2012
Download MP3 (6.09 MB/6:39)

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.

May 29, 2012
Download MP3 (4.53 MB/4:57)

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.

May 7, 2012
Download MP3 (5.3 MB/5:47)

This podcast explains what to expect during a magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scan.

April 30, 2012
Download MP3 (3.75 MB/4:06)

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.

April 19, 2012
Download MP3 (4.56 MB/4:59)

This podcast discusses what to expect from anesthesia, including the four most common types.

April 9, 2012
Download MP3 (3.68 MB/4:01)

Strategies that you can use to get a good night's sleep.