Cancer.Net Podcasts

June 15, 2022
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In this podcast, members of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board discuss new research in molecular testing, also known as biomarker testing or tumor marker testing, to help guide treatment for people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. This podcast is led by Dr. Ryan Gentzler, Dr. Xiuning Le, Dr. Brendan Stiles, and Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti.

May 27, 2022
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Today, we're going to be talking about clinical practice guidelines, including what they are, how they're developed, and how they can impact care for people with cancer. Our guests today are Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt and Dr. Scott Tagawa. 

May 10, 2022
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Today we're going to be talking about the psychosocial challenges unique to survivors of gynecologic cancers and how survivorship care plans can be helpful to survivors of these cancers. Our guests today are Dr. Fay Hlubocky and Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham. Dr. Hlubocky is a licensed clinical health psychologist with an expertise in psychosocial oncology and a health care ethicist at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. She is also the Cancer.Net Associate Editor for Psychosocial Oncology. Dr. Markham is Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and a clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She is also the Cancer.Net Associate Editor for Gynecologic Cancers. 

March 31, 2022
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In this podcast, Dr. Kedar Kirtane discusses new research from the 2022 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium, held February 24-26 in Phoenix, Arizona, including research on disparities in head and neck cancer, treatment for HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer, and strategies for reducing side effects from treatment while still keeping high effectiveness.

March 3, 2022
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Today, we're going to be talking about the ASCO provisional clinical opinion, “Somatic Genomic Testing in Patients With Metastatic or Advanced Cancer.” Our guests today are the co-chairs of the team that wrote these recommendations. Dr. Funda Meric-Bernstam from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and Dr. Mark Robson from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. 

February 3, 2022
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In this podcast, Dr. Christopher Flowers covers highlights from the 2021 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December 11 to 14 in Atlanta, Georgia. He discusses new treatments for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, advances in immunotherapy, and a session on improving inclusivity in clinical trials.

January 20, 2022
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry will discuss new research presented at the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December 7-10, 2022.

December 16, 2021
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In this podcast, experts will discuss targeted therapy for lung cancer, including 2 new treatments that target a specific type of mutation or change in the EGFR gene in some cancer cells, called an EGFR exon 20 insertion. They will explain how targeted therapy works to treat cancer, why this specific mutation is different from other, more common EGFR mutations, and what these 2 new treatments mean for people with this type of cancer.

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.