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.

Radiation Therapy - What to Expect

March 25, 2013
Download MP3 (7.06 MB/7:42)

In this podcast, we discuss what to expect during radiation therapy.

Colonoscopy - What to Expect

March 18, 2013
Download MP3 (6.69 MB/7:18)

During this podcast, you'll receive some key facts about colonoscopy and an explanation of what happens during this test, to help you prepare for your own colonoscopy. You will also be offered a list of questions to ask your doctor about your test and its results.

Cancer Myths

March 11, 2013
Download MP3 (8.06 MB/8:48)

In this podcast, we discuss myths about developing, treating, and coping with cancer.  

PET Scan - What to Expect

March 3, 2013
Download MP3 (5.33 MB/5:49)

This podcast explains what to expect during a positron emission tomography scan.

Safe Storage and Disposal of Cancer Medications

February 21, 2013
Download MP3 (6.78 MB/7:24)

In this podcast, we discuss how to safely handle, store, and dispose of medications used to treat cancer and cancer-related side effects.

Highlights from the 2013 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, with Bruce Roth, MD

February 12, 2013
Download MP3 (10.42 MB/11:23)

In this podcast, we review some of the news announced at the 2013 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by ASCO.

Managing Your Care After Cancer Treatment

February 4, 2013
Download MP3 (5.37 MB/5:52)

In this podcast, we discuss steps patients can take after cancer treatment is completed.

Cancer and the Winter Months

January 28, 2013
Download MP3 (5.26 MB/5:45)

This podcast discusses five precautions that people with cancer can take to reduce their risk of illness and stay more comfortable during colder weather.

Highlights From the 2013 Gastrointestinal Symposium, with Neal Meropol, MD

January 22, 2013
Download MP3 (19.95 MB/21:47)

In this podcast, we review some of the news announced at the 2013 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium, co-sponsored by ASCO.

Understanding ASCO’s Recommendations for Managing Febrile Neutropenia, with Christopher Flowers, MD

January 14, 2013
Download MP3 (10.85 MB/11:51)

In this podcast, we discuss ASCO’s recommendations for managing a symptom of cancer and cancer treatment called febrile neutropenia. This podcast is led by Dr. Christopher Flowers, who is an associate professor at the Winship Cancer Institute in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at Emory University in Atlanta.

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