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. 

May 20, 2020
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In this podcast, Dr. Charles Loprinzi and oncology social worker and survivor Hester Hill Schnipper discuss the new ASCO Guideline, Management of Cancer Cachexia.

May 5, 2020
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Before any new cancer treatment can be approved for general use, it must be studied in a clinical trial in order to prove it is safe and effective. 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.

April 3, 2020
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Hoy hablamos sobre la evaluación geriátrica integral y su utilidad en el cuidado de las personas con cáncer. Nuestro invitado hoy es el doctor Enrique Soto, un oncólogo clínico que se especializa en el cuidado de los adultos mayores con cáncer. 

February 13, 2020
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Before any new cancer treatment can be approved for general use, it must be studied in a clinical trial in order to prove it is safe and effective. 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. Sumanta (Monty) Pal, Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, Dr. Petros Grivas, and Dr. Tian Zhang.

January 16, 2020
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Michael Williams will discuss some of the new research in lymphoma that was presented at the 2019 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December seventh through tenth in Orlando, Florida. 

January 9, 2020
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry discusses several studies presented at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December tenth through fourteenth in San Antonio, Texas. 

December 17, 2019
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In this podcast, oncology social worker and 2-time breast cancer survivor Hester Hill Schnipper discusses ways to cope with the fear of recurrence. 

December 5, 2019
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In today’s podcast, Dr. Ryan Nipp and Dr. Electra Paskett will discuss their article “Overcoming Barriers to Clinical Trial Enrollment,” from the 2019 ASCO Educational Book. They discuss why it is important for people with cancer to participate in clinical trials and some of the reasons people may not be able to participate in clinical trials. They also discuss finding financial resources, the informed consent process, and the role of patient navigators.

November 14, 2019
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The European Society for Medical Oncology 2019 Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain, from September 27 to October 1. In this podcast, Dr. Ricardo Cubedo shares highlights from the meeting, including treatment advances in ovarian and lung cancer. He also discusses a new type of clinical trial known as “basket trials” and the ways they are changing the shape of cancer research.

October 21, 2019
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Today, we're going to be talking about some research highlights from the upcoming Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium.

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