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.
The 2013 Top Five List in Oncology: What This Means for Patients, with ASCO CMO Richard Schilsky, MD
In this podcast, Dr. Richard Schilsky, an oncologist and the Chief Medical Officer of ASCO, provides an overview of ASCO’s second Top Five List in Oncology, issued in October 2013.
Understanding Cancer Research Studies
In this podcast, we discuss how to understand a cancer research study.
Being Your Own Advocate
This podcast discusses the concept of self-advocacy and how it can help you partner with your health care team in making decisions about your medical care.
Understanding Electronic Health Records, with Robert Miller, MD, FACP
In this podcast, Dr. Robert Miller explains electronic health records, including what they are, how they are used today and will be in the future, and why they are important for patients.
In this podcast, we discuss myths about developing, treating, and coping with cancer.
Safe Storage and Disposal of Cancer Medications
In this podcast, we discuss how to safely handle, store, and dispose of medications used to treat cancer and cancer-related side effects.
Finding a New Doctor
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.
What Are Clinical Trials?
This podcast explains what clinical trials are, and how they are conducted.
The Top Five List in Oncology: What This Means for Patients, with ASCO CEO Allen Lichter, MD
In this podcast, Dr. Allen Lichter, an oncologist and the Chief Executive Officer of ASCO, provides an overview of the Top Five List in Oncology. This is a list of five common practices in cancer care that are not supported by evidence and that should be questioned before use. This list was created as part of ASCO's participation in the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation's Choosing Wisely® campaign.
Making Decisions About Cancer Treatment
In this podcast, we talk about some practical steps that may help you make important decisions about your cancer treatment.