Cancer.Net Podcasts

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.

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.