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. 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. 

October 17, 2019
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The 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer was held September 7 to 10 in Barcelona, Spain. In this podcast, Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti will discuss a study presented at this meeting that looked at the effects of a new drug targeting a specific genetic change, or mutation, in some people with non-small cell lung cancer.

September 3, 2019
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In this episode, we're going to discuss 2 studies on patient experiences with clinical trials that will be presented at ASCO's 2019 Quality Care Symposium. This annual meeting brings together health care experts to share strategies for cancer care issues and integrate these methods into patient care. 

August 22, 2019
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The 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, held May 31 to June 4, brought together physicians, researchers, patient advocates, and other health care professionals from around the world to present and discuss the latest research in cancer treatment and patient care. In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors share their thoughts on the most exciting scientific research to come out of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and what it means for patients.

July 18, 2019
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In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors share their thoughts on the most exciting scientific research to come out of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and what it means for patients. In this podcast, Dr. Vicki Keedy will discuss 2 different studies in soft-tissue sarcoma, and explain how the results of these studies have lead to important conversations in the field of sarcoma, and Dr. Ryan Sullivan will discuss 2 studies in melanoma, including 1 that looked at treatment for melanoma that has spread to the brain, and 1 that is a long-term follow-up on targeted therapy for melanoma with a BRAF mutation. 

June 25, 2019
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The 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, held May 31 to June 4, brought together physicians, researchers, patient advocates, and other health care professionals from around the world to present and discuss the latest research in cancer treatment and patient care. In the annual Research Round Up podcast series, Cancer.Net Associate Editors share their thoughts on the most exciting scientific research to come out of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting and what it means for patients. This podcast covers research in breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and care for nausea and vomiting. 

February 19, 2019
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Manero will discuss some of the new research in leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, that was presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December first through fourth in San Diego, California.

January 29, 2019
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry discusses new research that was presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December fourth through eight in San Antonio, Texas. 

January 22, 2019
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Michael Williams will discuss some of the new research in lymphoma that was presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December first through fourth in San Diego, California. 

January 8, 2019
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Editorial Board members Dr. Brian Rini and Dr. Jorge Garcia discuss new research in kidney and prostate cancer presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2018 Congress, held October nineteenth through twenty-third in Munich, Germany.

October 23, 2018
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While most people may think of visiting a doctor to receive medical care, today, technology such as computers and smartphones can connect doctors and patients who are separated physically. This is known as “telemedicine.”

In today’s podcast, Dr. Ana María López, Dr. Joseph Sirintrapun, Dr. Joseph Greer, and Dr. Karen Edison will discuss their article from the 2018 ASCO Educational Book, “Telemedicine in Cancer Care,” including specific methods used in telemedicine, and the ways it helps bring high-quality medical care to people who might not otherwise be able to access this care.

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