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. 

November 3, 2014
Download MP3 (9.73 MB/10:37)

In this podcast, Dr. Howard Sandler discusses recommendations endorsed by ASCO for radiation therapy after prostatectomy, which is the removal of a man’s prostate. 

October 30, 2014
Download MP3 (6.53 MB/7:08)

In this podcast, Dr. Rebecca Smith-Bindman explains the cancer risks associated with computed tomography, or CT, scans and the importance of discussing the risks and benefits of this imaging test with your doctor.

October 16, 2014
Download MP3 (15.11 MB/16:30)

In this podcast, we’ll discuss meeting and working with a Child Life Specialist and some of the techniques they teach children to help them cope with their diagnosis and treatment. 

September 23, 2014
Download MP3 (23.2 MB/25:20)

Many people are familiar with physical therapists, or PTs, for sports injuries or for issues with muscles, joints, and bones, but PTs can treat a variety of functional problems. In this podcast, we discuss how seeing a PT can help a person with cancer, including how to know if you should visit a PT and what to expect during your visits. 

April 10, 2014
Download MP3 (13.2 MB/14:25)

Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, ACSW, OSW-C, and Penelope Damaskos, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C, discuss how social workers help patients get holistic care in partnership with the rest of the health care team. 

March 4, 2014
Download MP3 (6.23 MB/6:48)

Common costs related to cancer care.

February 10, 2014
Download MP3 (6.66 MB/7:16)

This podcast explains what clinical trials are, and how they are conducted.

January 6, 2014
Download MP3 (4.56 MB/4:59)

In this podcast, we discuss how to choose a doctor for your cancer care.

November 12, 2013
Download MP3 (6.91 MB/7:33)

In this podcast, we discuss what you can expect if you are scheduled for a biopsy.

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