Cancer.Net Podcasts

November 1, 2021
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In this podcast, Dr. Tian Zhang and Dr. Afreen Shariff discuss common and sometimes serious side effects caused by a type of immunotherapy called “immune checkpoint inhibitors.” They also explain why it is important for people with cancer to track the side effects they experience and discuss them with their health care team.

September 30, 2021
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In today’s episode, Cancer.Net Associate Editors discuss new research in brain tumors and gastrointestinal cancers presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, held virtually June 4-8.  First, Dr. Glenn Lesser will discuss new research in 2 types of brain tumors, craniopharyngioma and glioblastoma. Next, Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt will discuss new research in esophageal and colorectal cancer. 

September 2, 2021
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In this podcast, we're going to be discussing how parents can talk with their children about a metastatic cancer diagnosis and their prognosis. The information discussed in this podcast is based on a study published in JCO Oncology Practice titled, “Talking with Children About Prognosis: The Decisions and Experiences of Mothers with Metastatic Cancer.” Our guests today are Dr. Eliza Park and Dr. Paula Rauch. Dr. Park served as the lead author on the study, and Dr. Rauch served as a co-author on the study.

August 16, 2021
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In the Research Round Up series, members of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board discuss the most exciting and practice-changing research in their field and explain what it means for people with cancer. In today’s episode, 3 Cancer.Net Associate Editors discuss new research in cervical cancer, melanoma, and cancer in adults 65 and over, presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, held virtually June 4th through 8th.

This episode has been adapted from the recording of a live Cancer.Net webinar, held August 9th, and led by Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham, Dr. Ryan Sullivan, and Dr. William Dale.

August 5, 2021
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In the Research Round Up series, members of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board discuss the most exciting and practice-changing research in their field and explain what it means for people with cancer. In today’s episode, 3 Cancer.Net Associate Editors discuss new research in lung cancer, breast cancer, and sarcomas presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, held virtually June 4-8.

July 22, 2021
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In this podcast, we're going to be talking about social determinants of health and how they can impact people with cancer. We'll cover economic stability, neighborhood, community, education, food access, and health systems. Our guest today is Dr. Karen Winkfield. Dr. Winkfield is a board-certified radiation oncologist and Ingram Professor of Cancer Research at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and the executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance. She is also the Cancer.Net Associate Editor for Radiation Oncology and Health Equity.

June 23, 2021
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In the Research Round Up series, members of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board discuss the most exciting and practice-changing research in their field and explain what it means for people with cancer. In today’s podcast, 4 Cancer.Net Specialty Editors discuss new research in prostate, bladder, kidney, and testicular cancers presented at the 2021 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, and 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting.

This episode has been adapted from the recording of a live Cancer.Net webinar, held June 16th, 2021, and led by Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, Dr. Tian Zhang, Dr. Petros Grivas, and Dr. Timothy Gilligan.

June 9, 2021
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Today, we're going to be talking about genetic conditions linked to kidney cancer and what people with these conditions should know about genetic counseling. Our guests are Dr. Brian Shuch and Lauren Bear. Dr. Brian Shuch is the director of the Kidney Cancer Program at UCLA Health in Los Angeles, California. He is also 1 of the specialty editors for genitourinary cancers at Cancer.Net. Lauren Bear is the lead genetic counselor at the Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma and VHL Disease Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. 

May 20, 2021
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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 kidney, bladder, and prostate cancer.

March 11, 2021
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In this podcast, Dr. Lidia Schapira and Dr. Daniel Mulrooney discuss a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology about mental health outcomes for AYA cancer survivors and how young survivors can get the mental health support they need after cancer.

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