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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.
Explaining Palliative Care
Helping people with cancer improve their quality of life throughout each stage of their illness is called palliative care.
Tips on Caregiving
What to expect as a caregiver to a person with cancer and tips on effectively giving care.
When the Doctor Says Cancer
In this podcast, we talk about the first steps to take when you are diagnosed with cancer.
After Breast Cancer: Preventing Lymphedema
In this podcast, we talk about what lymphedema is and why it can occur after cancer treatment. We also review the signs and symptoms you should be aware of, as well as some practical steps to take to reduce your risk.
Preparing Your Child for Medical Procedures
How to help a child with cancer understand and prepare for medical tests and procedures.
Managing Nausea and Vomiting Caused by Cancer Treatment, with Gary Lyman, MD
In this podcast, Dr. Gary Lyman discusses nausea and vomiting. Some cancer treatments, including radiation therapy and chemotherapy, may cause these types of side effects. The best way to treat vomiting is to prevent it with medications called antiemetics. To help doctors give their patients the best possible care, ASCO has developed evidence-based recommendations for the use of drugs that prevent vomiting. These guidelines were updated in 2011 to reflect the latest research, and the purpose of this podcast is to summarize these findings.
Parenting and Caring for Parents With Cancer
How to balance being a caregiver for your parent with cancer when you are also a parent with young children.
2011 Breast Cancer Symposium Highlights, with Andrew Seidman, MD
Andrew Seidman, MD, discusses the research highlights from the 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco, California.
Protecting Your Skin From the Sun
Warmer weather often means more time is spent outdoors in the sun. However, it is important to remember a few simple steps to reduce exposure to the sun's harmful rays, called ultraviolet or UV rays, because UV exposure is the leading cause of skin cancer.
2011 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up - Head and Neck Cancers, with Everett Vokes, MD
In this podcast, we discuss some of the research on head and neck cancers presented at ASCO's 2011 Annual Meeting.