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. 

July 27, 2023
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The theme of the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was “Partnering With Patients: The Cornerstone of Cancer Care and Research.” From June 2 to 6 in Chicago, Illinois, and online, cancer researchers and clinicians from around the world gathered to discuss the latest cancer research and how to ensure that all people receive the cancer care they need.

In the Research Round Up series, members of the Cancer.Net Editorial Board discuss the most exciting and practice-changing research in their field presented at the meeting, and explain what it means for people with cancer. In today’s episode, our guests will discuss new research in breast cancer, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and brain tumors.

July 20, 2023
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In September 2022, ASCO and the Society for Integrative Oncology, or SIO, published a joint guideline on using integrative therapies to manage pain in people with cancer. Integrative therapies are treatments and techniques used in addition to standard cancer treatment to help people cope with the side effects of cancer, including cancer-related pain.

In this podcast, Dr. Richard Lee talks to the guideline panel co-chair, Dr. Jun Mao, about these guideline recommendations. They discuss why the guideline was created and the different types of integrative therapies included in these recommendations, including acupuncture, reflexology and acupressure, hypnosis, massage, yoga, guided imagery and progressive muscle relaxation, and music therapy.

June 21, 2023
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Fatigue is a common symptom of cancer and its treatment, and it can be very difficult to treat. However, exercise is one simple method that’s been shown to help people with cancer manage and cope with cancer-related fatigue.

In this podcast, Dr. Anna Roshal talks with Dr. Tarah Ballinger and exercise physiologist Danielle Halsey about what people with cancer should know about cancer-related fatigue and the ways that exercise can help.

June 15, 2023
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June 15th to June 21st, 2023, marks the third annual National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week, an initiative led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's, or FDA's, Oncology Center of Excellence to increase cancer awareness within the Black community. Today we're going to be talking about cancer disparities in the Black community, the importance of cancer screening and prevention for Black families, and resources available to Black families for support. Our guests today are Dr. Luckson Mathieu and Rea Blakey. 

March 23, 2023
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Specialty Editor Dr. Petros Grivas talks to Dr. Marianne Dubard-Gault about what people with bladder cancer should know about genetics and genetic testing, including what information genetic testing can provide, how it can inform bladder cancer treatment, and what to expect when meeting with a genetic counselor.

February 28, 2023
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In this podcast, Dr. Allison Magnuson talks to Beverly Canin, a cancer survivor and patient advocate, about the importance of specialized cancer care for people over 65. They discuss how the health care team can assess and provide specific support for people over 65, why people over 65 should be included in cancer research, and tips for people with cancer in this age group.

February 7, 2023
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry covers new research in breast cancer treatment, prevention, and survivorship presented at the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held December 6-10.

January 26, 2023
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In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Christopher Flowers covers new research in non-Hodgkin lymphoma presented at the 2022 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, held December 10-13 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

January 5, 2023
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In this podcast, esophageal cancer survivor Rachael Kearney shares her story with Dr. Frank Penedo, Associate Director of Cancer Survivorship & Behavioral Translational Sciences and the Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and an Advisory Panelist on the Cancer.Net Editorial Board. They discuss her podcast, Call On Courage, which features conversations connected to courage, starting over, and overcoming. They also discuss the value in sharing your story, and tips for people with cancer and survivors.

December 20, 2022
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In this podcast, Dr. Fay Hlubocky and Dr. Manali Patel talk about what health equity and quality care mean in the context of cancer care and discuss highlights from the 2022 Quality Care Symposium in these areas.