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 (PDF) competition, which recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center.
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.
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For a variety of podcasts designed for professionals in the field of oncology, see the ASCO Podcasts.
In this podcast, we talk about how cancer treatment affects the body and options for men and women to preserve their fertility. We'll end with some questions to ask the doctor that you may want to jot down.
In this podcast, we discuss one study highlighted at ASCO’s 2013 Annual Meeting on a new type of drug for lung cancer.
In this podcast, we discuss one study highlighted at ASCO’s 2013 Annual Meeting on the drug sorafenib for patients with locally advanced or metastatic thyroid cancer.
In this podcast, we discuss one study highlighted at ASCO’s 2013 Annual Meeting that covers new research on the drug pazopanib for advanced ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancers.
In this podcast, we discuss one study highlighted at ASCO’s 2013 Annual Meeting that compares two treatments for metastatic colorectal cancer.
In this podcast, we talk about what depression is, including its causes and symptoms, and how it can be treated.
In this podcast, we discuss anxiety, including its causes and symptoms, and how it can be treated.
A person who has been touched by cancer often wants to make a difference in the lives of people with the disease by becoming a cancer advocate. In this podcast, we'll talk about what advocacy is as a concept, as well as how advocates play an important role in the cancer community through their activities.
In this podcast, we talk about how to recognize three serious conditions that require an call to your doctor. You will also learn how to help prevent these conditions and receive a list of questions to ask your health care team.
In this podcast, we discuss the role of an oncology pharmacist. This podcast is led by Drs. R. Donald Harvey and John Valgus.