While podcasts have been around for nearly two decades, the format has only really come into its own over the last five years. During this time, the increase in popularity has risen exponentially, with over 117.8 million podcast listeners in the United States.
Podcasts have quickly become the go-to forms of entertainment for many reasons, including convenience. Listeners can put on a podcast while running, cooking, driving, or even working. However, another reason this format is highly popular amongst listeners is that they can hear from a range of people. Whether it’s everyday people hosting a show or an interview with industry experts, listeners can experience multiple points of view and ideas.
Podcasts for Cancer Patients and Survivors
Cancer patients have found that podcasts offer a unique platform to share their stories or hear from others with similar experiences. Podcasts from cancer patients and survivors can provide hope and a sense of calm and even reduce stress hormones. Check out the top cancer-related podcasts available on Spotify and other popular podcast apps.
Your Cancer Story
There are millions of cancer survivors in the U.S. today, and this population continues to grow. While survivors experience many triumphs, some still face difficult physical and emotional obstacles – issues they do not expect, and those around them do not understand. This podcast aims to explore cancer survivorship from the perspective of patients and caregivers. Hear them tell their stories in their own words.
CDC Cancer Podcasts
Honing in on experts in the field, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a variety of cancer podcasts addressing current guidelines and advice.
Being diagnosed with blood cancer can make you feel like you are alone. The Bloodline is here to remind you that after a diagnosis comes hope. Listen in on conversations with experts and patients who will guide you in understanding diagnosis, treatment, and the many resources available to blood cancer patients.
The Stupid Cancer Show
The Stupid Cancer Show has given the young adult cancer movement a voice. Each broadcast tackles hard-hitting, real-world issues ranging from politics, health care, legislative advocacy, civil liberties, and the environment to social media, entertainment, cancer research, and medical education.
Cancer Network Podcasts
Cancer Network, the home of the Oncology Journal, interviews experts about the latest in cancer research and ways to improve patient care. While the podcasts are available to everyone, Cancer Network primarily provides content for healthcare professionals. If you have a healthcare background or an interest in research and science, you may enjoy this podcast.
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