Cancer.Net Podcasts

Cancer.Net Podcasts

Cancer.Net is pleased to offer its patient information on cancer research, treatment, coping, and many other topics in an audio podcast format. This gives people with cancer, and their families and friends, an additional option of how they'd like to receive oncologist-approved information from Cancer.Net.

The Cancer.Net Podcasts series has been awarded a Merit Award in the Digital Health Awards competition, which recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center. Learn more about Cancer.Net awards and recognition.

Explaining Podcasts

A Cancer.Net Podcast is a pre-recorded audio file in which a specific cancer-related topic is addressed in order to assist people with cancer. A podcast can be listened to online (through the Internet) or downloaded to your computer free of charge. After downloading, a Cancer.Net Podcast may also be transferred to an MP3 audio player, such as an iPod. To download or listen to a Cancer.Net Podcast on your computer, you will need software capable of playing MP3 files, such as Windows Media Player or QuickTime. Cancer.Net Podcasts are edited for content and length. Full written transcripts are available. 

You may also want to subscribe to Cancer.Net Podcasts, so that new offerings are automatically downloaded to your personal computer as soon as they are available. To subscribe, copy-and-paste the link below into software that allows podcast subscriptions, such as iTunes or Juice.

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Podcast transcripts were funded (in part) by the Conquer Cancer Mission Endowment Fund. 

August 11, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt discusses some of the research on gastrointestinal, or GI cancers presented at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting. 

July 28, 2015
Download MP3 (9.93 MB/10:51)

In this podcast, Dr. Robert Maki discusses some of the research on sarcoma presented at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting. 

July 21, 2015
Download MP3 (8.42 MB/9:12)

In this podcast, Dr. Melissa Hudson discusses some of the research on childhood cancer survivorship presented at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting.

July 14, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Brian Rini discusses some of the research on kidney cancer presented at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting.

July 7, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Paul Chapman discusses some of the research on melanoma presented at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting.

June 30, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Ezra Cohen discusses some of the research on head and neck cancers presented at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting. 

June 23, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Charles Loprinzi discusses some of the research on improving the quality of life for people living with cancer, including new treatments for common side effects and the importance of honest discussions with medical providers. 

June 4, 2015
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This podcast is part of a series for patients who have just been diagnosed with a specific genitourinary, or GU cancer. In this series, Dr. Charles Ryan, a medical oncologist and professor who specializes in the genitourinary tract at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, speaks with experts on specific GU cancers to shed light on what happens after an initial diagnosis.

Today’s guest is Dr. Thomas Powles, clinical professor of genitourinary oncology at Barts Cancer Institute in London. In this podcast, Dr. Ryan and Dr. Powles discuss what happens after a diagnosis of metastatic bladder cancer, including new advances in immunotherapy for bladder cancer.

May 31, 2015
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In today's podcast, we'll discuss one study highlighted at ASCO's 2015 Annual Meeting that examined whether a type of surgery known as elective neck dissection improves survival and reduces the risk of a recurrence for people diagnosed with early oral cancer.

May 13, 2015
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In this podcast, we’ll discuss one study highlighted at ASCO’s 2015 Annual Meeting that examines whether taking an over-the-counter form of Vitamin B3 reduces the risk of being diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer.

Read a patient-friendly summary of this study.