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.

The Cancer.Net Podcasts series has been awarded a Merit Award in the Digital Health Awards competition, which recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center. Learn more about Cancer.Net awards and recognition.

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. Cancer.Net Podcasts are edited for content and length. Full written transcripts are available. 

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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Podcast transcripts were funded (in part) by the Conquer Cancer Mission Endowment Fund. 

January 29, 2021
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry discusses new research presented at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held virtually December eighth through eleventh.

January 15, 2021
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Michael Williams talks about new research and advances in the field of lymphoma, including 3 recent U.S. FDA drug approvals. The research discussed was presented at the 2020 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held virtually December fifth through eighth. 

December 21, 2020
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In today’s podcast, members of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board discuss 3 clinical trials that are exploring new treatment options across prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer. This podcast will be led by Dr. Timothy Gilligan, Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, Dr. Tian Zhang, and Dr. Brian Shuch.

November 30, 2020
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Cancer does not affect all people equally. Some groups of people, including racial and ethnic minorities, poor people, sexual and gender minorities (LGBT+ people), adolescent and young adult populations, and older adults, are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, or have poorer outcomes.

This is known as “health disparities.” In today’s podcast, Dr. Petros Grivas and Dr. Edith Mitchell discuss health disparities in cancer clinical trials, why it is important for clinical trials to be inclusive, and resources for people with cancer who face barriers to care.

November 12, 2020
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In this podcast, Dr. William Dale will discuss new research presented at the International Society of Geriatric Oncology 2020 Annual Meeting, held virtually on October 1st. Dr. Dale is director of the Center for Cancer and Aging Research at City of Hope, a comprehensive cancer center near Los Angeles. He is also the Cancer.Net Associate Editor for Geriatric Oncology. 

November 9, 2020
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In today’s podcast, Dr. Paul Appelbaum, Dr. Allison Magnuson, and Dr. Jonathan Marron, will discuss their article “Medical Decision-Making in Oncology for Patients Lacking Capacity,” from the 2020 ASCO Educational Book. They discuss what it means for someone to be unable to make significant medical decisions for themselves, known as “decisional capacity,” and offer practical tips for families and caregivers.

October 20, 2020
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In this podcast, Dr. Neeraj Agarwal discusses new research in kidney, prostate, and bladder cancer presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Virtual Congress 2020. 

September 3, 2020
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In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors answer the question, “What was the most exciting or practice-changing research in your field presented at the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program?” In this final episode of 2020, editors discuss new research in the fields of central nervous system tumors and lymphoma.

August 20, 2020
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In today's podcast, Dr. Sumanta (Monty) Pal, Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, Dr. Timothy Gilligan, and Dr. Tian Zhang discuss 3 clinical trials that are exploring new treatment options across prostate, germ cell, and kidney cancer. 

August 13, 2020
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In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors answer the question, “What was the most exciting or practice-changing research in your field presented at the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program?” In this episode, editors discuss new research in the fields of head and neck cancer and melanoma.

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