Cancer.Net Podcasts

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. 

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.

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