Cancer.Net Podcasts

Cancer.Net Podcasts

Cancer.Net offers trusted, timely, and compassionate information for people with cancer, survivors, and their families and loved ones. Cancer.Net Podcasts is an award-winning series providing expert information and tips on coping with cancer, recaps of the latest research advances, and thoughtful discussions on cancer care in audio format.

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Cancer.Net podcasts are edited for content and length. Full written transcripts are available.

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

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. 

February 16, 2016
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Some side effects of cancer treatment—such as taste changes and appetite loss—can prevent a person receiving cancer treatment from eating and drinking enough. In this podcast, oncology dietitians Maureen Gardner and Annette Goldberg will discuss how they work with people with cancer and their families to address these and other common nutrition concerns.

December 1, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Heidi Klepin, Dr. Miriam Rodin, and Dr. Arti Hurria, will discuss their 2015 ASCO Educational Book article “Treating Older Adults with Cancer: Geriatric Perspectives,” which explores some of the unique concerns that should be considered when older adults are being treated for cancer.

November 10, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Michael Thompson discusses his article, “Using Social Media to Learn and Communicate: It Is Not About the Tweet” with Dr. Nathan Pennell.

October 13, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Bernardo Goulart discusses his article, "The Value of Lung Cancer CT Screening."

September 22, 2015
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In this podcast, Dr. Edward Kim discusses his article, “The Future of Molecular Medicine: Biomarkers, BATTLEs, and Big Data.”

September 8, 2015
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In today’s podcast, Dr. Leslie Schover discusses her article, “Sexual Healing in Patients with Prostate Cancer on Hormone Therapy," from the 2015 ASCO Educational Book.

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