Cancer Podcasts and Videos

Get informed about cancer care, treatment, side effects, integrated services and other topics in this series of free educational podcasts and videos. You can either download them to your device, or visit the Cancer Education Center to view them using our iPad Loan Program!

To view our podcast library by subject, click on any link below.

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Cancer Podcasts Brochure - PDF

NEW! Voices of Cancer

Welcome to the Swedish Cancer Institute

Breast Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Esophageal Cancer

Head & Neck Cancer

Mesothelioma

Lung Cancer

Fertility Preservation

Prostate Cancer

Nutrition

Cancer 101

Cancer Prevention & Screening

Cancer Rehabilitation

Clinical Trials

Coping with Cancer

Finance

Caregivers

Welcome to the Swedish Cancer Institute

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Swedish Cancer Institute Introduction

 

Dr. Albert Einstein, Jr., Swedish Cancer Institute Executive Director, presents an overview of Swedish Cancer Institute's integrated support programs and services. (10:51)

 

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Cancer 101 

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Cancer 101

 

Wendy France, supervisor of SCI's cancer treatment center, discusses important terminology for a better understanding of cancer and treatment options. (7:35)

 

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The Chemotherapy Experience

 

Nancy Thompson, Registered Nurse gives patients an understanding of what to expect in their chemotherapy treatment. (6:46)

 

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The Radiation Experience

 

Dr. Astrid Morris, radiation oncologist at SCI, presents an important overview of radiation therapy -- what it is, how it works and what you should know. (8:16)

 

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Getting a Second Opinion

 

Dr. Gary Goodman gives patients a better understanding of getting a second medical opinion. (6:46)

 

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Finding Good Doctors

 

Dr. Dan Labriola, naturopathic doctor for the Swedish Cancer Institute, shares his insights about certain green foods that have the ability to combat cancer. (1:56)

 
 

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Cancer Prevention & Screening

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How to Reduce Cancer Risk

 

Dr. Dan Labriola, naturopathic doctor for the Swedish Cancer Institute, shares his insights about certain green foods that have the ability to combat cancer. (1:56)

 
 

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Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer

 

Dr. Richard Billingham explains the various screening tests that can be used to test for colorectal cancer. The most reliable and accurate test is the colonoscopy. (1:40)

 
 

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Cancer Rehabilitation

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Home Safety

 

Occupational Therapist, Ashleigh Blankenship explains home safety and provides easy tips to make your home safer when recovering from cancer. (12:57)

 
 

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Energy Conservation

 

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Laura Bouma explains what energy conservation is and how it can help people with cancer. (5:48)

 
 

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Exercise During Treatment

 

Onco-physiatrist, Dr. David Zucker provides important tips on how to exercise during treatment.

 

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Survivorship and Cancer Rehabilitation

 

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Laura Bouma talks about survivorship and cancer rehabilitation. (9:09)

 
 

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Clinical Trials 

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Understanding Clinical Trials

 

Patra Grevstad, Registered Nurse, presents an important overview of clinical trials for cancer patients. (12:53)

 

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Coping with Cancer

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Caring Bridge Podcast

 

Sandi Johnson, Supervisor of Oncology Social Work introduces Caring Bridge, a free online tool that aims to ease communication with loved ones and increase support through cancer treatment. (3:37)

 
 

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Surviving Cancer

 

Alexis Vanden Bos, cancer survivor and Swedish patient, shares her perspective on diagnoses, treatment and living with cancer. (16:19)

 

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Cancer Related Fatigue

 

Dr. David Zucker provides an overview of cancer-related fatigue and important strategies for managing and easing fatigue during cancer treatment. (10:38)

 

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Understanding the Use of Nutritional Supplements

 

Nutritional supplements don't automatically mean safe or natural. Understand the benefits and risks of supplements, what to look for and avoid in supplements and how to create a customized plan for supplement safety. (5:03)

 
 

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Complementary Medicine and Nutrition

 

Naturopathic physician, Dr. Dan Labriola, offers an important overview on the role of naturopathic medicine in cancer care. (9:38)

 

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What to Expect in Art Therapy

 

Art Therapist, Nicole Stiver explains what art therapy is and what to expect in an appointment. (5:26)

 
 

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

 

Dr. David Zucker provides an introduction to mindfulness meditation for patients undergoing cancer treatment (first of three meditation podcasts). (4:00)

 

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20-Minute Mindfulness Meditation

 

This is a twenty-minute practice meditation. After the introduction by Dr. David Zucker, there will be twenty minutes of silence that will begin and end with the ringing of a bell. (25:06)

 

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5-Minute Mindfulness Meditation

 

This is a five-minute practice meditation. After the introduction by Dr. David Zucker, there will be five minutes of silence that will begin and end with the ringing of a bell. (7:14)

 

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Turning Down the Heat on Hot Flashes

 

Many women experience hot flashes. Understand what causes hot flashes and how to "turn down the heat" with safe and natural treatments or interventions. (4:46)

 
 

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Swedish Cancer Institute Music Therapy Program

 

Betsy Hartman, MT-BC utilizes music as a way to address therapeutic goals, some of which are to increase relaxation as well as reduce anxiety and stress. (5:50)

 
 

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Swedish Cancer Institute Music Therapy Program

 

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Fertility Preservation

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Preserving Reproductive Potential after the Diagnosis of Cancer

 

Julie Lamb, MD and Rose Egge explore fertility options and treatment when cancer is a factor. (8:14)

 

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Financial Aspects of Cancer

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Financial Aspects of Cancer

 

American Cancer Society Patient Navigator, Stephanie Wichmann, offers an important overview of available financial resources to support cancer patients. (8:24)

 

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Introduction to Northwest Hope and Healing

 

Shari Sewell, the Director of the Northwest Hope & Healing Foundation, gives and an introduction to the services and programs they offer.

 

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For Family/Caregivers

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Supporting the Cancer Patient

 

Oncology social worker, Sylvia Farias, offers important strategies for supporting cancer patients during treatment. (8:35)

 

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Experiences of a Caregiver

 

Teresa, a caregiver of a cancer patient, shares experiences of fellow caregivers. She also discusses day-to-day tasks and resources that are available to assist caregivers.

 

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