Cancer.Net Podcasts

July 12, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Charles Loprinzi discusses some of the new research that came out of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting on how to better manage side effects of cancer treatment, including peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and skin rash. He also discusses several studies on the benefits of early palliative care during cancer treatment. 

June 21, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Dr. Apostolia-Maria Tsimberidou discusses several areas of current cancer research—including immunotherapy and precision, or personalized, medicine—that were highlighted at the 2016 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, held April sixteenth through twentieth in New Orleans, Louisiana.  

June 16, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Suzanne Dixon and Annette Goldberg discuss and dispel several common myths about nutrition and cancer.  Suzanne Dixon is a Registered Dietitian and Epidemiologist, with a nutrition and research consulting business in Portland, Oregon. Annette Goldberg is an Outpatient Dietitian at the Boston Medical Center Cancer Care Center.

May 24, 2016
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Over 60% of people who have cancer are 65 or older. In today’s podcast, we will discuss some of the unique challenges older adults with cancer may face, including special considerations for preparing for and recovering from surgery. 

May 3, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Peggy Burhenn, a nurse and professional practice leader in Geriatric Oncology at City of Hope National Medical Center discusses several strategies for getting a better night’s sleep.  

April 21, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Cancer.Net Advisory Panelist Dr. Arash Asher talks to Dr. An Ngo-Huang about prehabilitation and why it is becoming a more common element of cancer treatment. 

March 17, 2016
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In today’s podcast, Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation co-founders Peter Brown and Vicki Sardi-Brown tell the story of their son Mattie’s journey with cancer, and explain how it inspired them to advocate for the development of evidence-based psychosocial standards of care for children with cancer and their families. 

March 8, 2016
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Palliative care focuses on preventing, managing, and relieving the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of cancer treatment. In this podcast, Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran discusses the basics of palliative care, including when a person with cancer should consider palliative care and the role of a multidisciplinary palliative care team. 

March 1, 2016
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In this podcast, Dr. Ezra Cohen discusses some of the research presented at the 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, held February eighteenth through twentieth in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

February 23, 2016
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In today’s podcast, we’ll discuss new research presented at the 2016 Quality Care Symposium, held February 26-28. This symposium brings together multidisciplinary leaders to share strategies and methods for measuring and improving the quality and safety of cancer care. The three studies highlighted in this podcast explore different ways to make sure patients are getting the most appropriate care, while minimizing the costs of cancer care.

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