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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.
Choosing an Oncologist
How to choose a doctor for your cancer care.
When the Doctor Says Cancer
In this podcast, we talk about the first steps to take when you are diagnosed with cancer.
Patient Resource Publishing, with Linette Atwood
This podcast is about a not-for-profit organization called Patient Resource Publishing, which offers a printed information guide for people newly diagnosed with cancer, as a way to provide basic information about treatments and cancer care facilities that may be helpful as they make decisions about their health care.
How to Know When Medical News is Accurate
In this podcast, you will be offered some important questions to ask when reading a news story about cancer, to help determine its value to you.
How to Read a Medical Abstract
In this podcast, listeners will learn what information to look for in an abstract, get definitions of common types of research studies, and be offered some guidance in evaluating information in an abstract.