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.

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.

Chemotherapy - What to Expect

January 7, 2013
Download MP3 (6.16 MB/6:44)

In this podcast, we discuss chemotherapy.

Highlights from the 2012 Clinical Cancer Advances Report, with Nicholas Vogelzang, MD

December 3, 2012
Download MP3 (31.79 MB/34:44)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the highlights of ASCO’s 2012 Clinical Cancer Advances report.

Highlights from the 2012 Quality Care Symposium, with Jyoti Patel, MD

November 27, 2012
Download MP3 (14.43 MB/15:46)

In this podcast, we discuss some of the news announced at the 2012 Quality Care Symposium.

Dietary and Herbal Supplements

November 18, 2012
Download MP3 (5.39 MB/5:54)

Explains what dietary and herbal supplements are, and things to ask if you are considering using them during cancer treatment.

What is Chemoprevention

November 12, 2012
Download MP3 (3.73 MB/4:04)

In this podcast, you'll receive a definition of chemoprevention, what these medications can and cannot do, and how they are being studied. We'll also look at some examples of chemoprevention that are being used or studied for their potential benefit in preventing cancer.

CT Scans and Cancer Risk

November 5, 2012
Download MP3 (4.68 MB/5:07)

In this podcast, listeners will learn the benefits and risks of undergoing a CT scan, and be offered some questions to ask their doctor before having a CT scan.

Mammography - What to Expect

October 22, 2012
Download MP3 (4.72 MB/5:09)

This podcast explains what to expect during a mammogram.

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