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. 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. 

September 3, 2019
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In this episode, we're going to discuss 2 studies on patient experiences with clinical trials that will be presented at ASCO's 2019 Quality Care Symposium. This annual meeting brings together health care experts to share strategies for cancer care issues and integrate these methods into patient care. 

August 28, 2019
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In this podcast, registered dietitians Julie Lanford and Debra Benfield will discuss food anxiety before, during, and after cancer treatment, including potential causes and healthy ways to address food anxiety at any stage of treatment.

August 22, 2019
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The 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, held May 31 to June 4, brought together physicians, researchers, patient advocates, and other health care professionals from around the world to present and discuss the latest research in cancer treatment and patient care. In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors share their thoughts on the most exciting scientific research to come out of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and what it means for patients.

July 25, 2019
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El verano es una época en que las personas suelen hacer comidas, parrilladas y pícnics al aire libre. En este pódcast, las integrantes del personal del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estadios Unidos, Janice López‑Muñoz y Clara Yuvienco, explican por qué la seguridad de los alimentos es particularmente importante para las personas diagnosticadas con cáncer y comparten consejos para evitar enfermedades transmitidas por los alimentos cuando se come al aire libre. 

July 18, 2019
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In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors share their thoughts on the most exciting scientific research to come out of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and what it means for patients. In this podcast, Dr. Vicki Keedy will discuss 2 different studies in soft-tissue sarcoma, and explain how the results of these studies have lead to important conversations in the field of sarcoma, and Dr. Ryan Sullivan will discuss 2 studies in melanoma, including 1 that looked at treatment for melanoma that has spread to the brain, and 1 that is a long-term follow-up on targeted therapy for melanoma with a BRAF mutation. 

June 25, 2019
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The 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, held May 31 to June 4, brought together physicians, researchers, patient advocates, and other health care professionals from around the world to present and discuss the latest research in cancer treatment and patient care. In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors share their thoughts on the most exciting scientific research to come out of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and what it means for patients. This podcast covers research in breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and care for nausea and vomiting. 

June 11, 2019
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss lymphedemaor swelling, in the legs after cancer treatment, including what can cause lymphedema, and how to prevent and manage it. This podcast will be led by Dr. Andrea Cheville, the Director of Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jenny Bradt, a LANA-Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Clinical Lead Physical Therapist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic.

April 9, 2019
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In this episode, we will discuss genetic testing for hereditary cancers. Our guest is Dr. Allison Kurian, a medical oncologist at Stanford University. She is also the Director of the Stanford Women's Cancer Genetics Clinic and serves as a Specialty Editor for Cancer.Net.

March 5, 2019
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Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham and Dr. Danielle Gentile recently published a study in the Journal of Oncology Practice that describes potential benefits and drawbacks of people with cancer using social media. Today, we're going to discuss with them some of the findings from their study, as well as what people with cancer should know about using social media and how it can provide support.

February 19, 2019
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Manero will discuss some of the new research in leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, that was presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December first through fourth in San Diego, California.

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