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.
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.
For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.
HPV and Cancer
In this podcast, we'll explain what HPV is and talk about the symptoms, the types of HPV that may cause cancer, ways to reduce the risk of infection, and a vaccine to prevent some types of HPV.
Drugs to Lower Breast Cancer Risk, with Robert Miller, MD, FACP and Kala Visvanathan, MD, MHS
In this podcast, Robert Miller and Kala Visvanathan discuss ASCO’s recommendations on drugs to lower breast cancer risk.
Understanding Cancer Research Studies
In this podcast, we discuss how to understand a cancer research study.
The Role of Physician Assistants in Cancer Care, with Heather Hylton, MD, PA-C, and Todd Pickard, MMSc, PA-C
In this podcast, we discuss the role of Physician Assistants in cancer care. This podcast will be led by Heather Hylton and Todd Pickard.
Adjusting to Life After Caregiving
In this podcast, we discuss what to expect as your role of caregiver comes to an end.
Highlights from the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, with William Sikov, MD
In this podcast, we discuss some of the news announced at the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, an educational meeting co-sponsored by ASCO.
Protecting Your Skin From the Sun
Warmer weather often means more time is spent outdoors in the sun. However, it is important to remember a few simple steps to reduce exposure to the sun's harmful rays, called ultraviolet or UV rays, because UV exposure is the leading cause of skin cancer.
Coping With the Fear of Recurrence
This podcast deals with how to cope with the common fear that cancer will return after treatment is complete.
2013 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up - Kidney Cancer, with Brian Rini, MD
In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on kidney cancer presented at ASCO’s 2013 Annual Meeting.
2013 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up - Head and Neck Cancers, with Everett Vokes, MD
In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on head and neck cancers, including oropharyngeal cancer and cancers related to the human papilloma virus, or HPV, presented at ASCO’s 2013 Annual Meeting.