Cancer Care Podcast


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s videos feature informative discussions about cancer care and cancer-related topics with our physicians and professional staff. These videos can help you increase your knowledge about cancer and make more informed health care decisions.


All Episodes

Strategies to Improve Sexual Function After Cancer Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering specialists describe hormonal and nonhormonal strategies to improve sexual function after cancer treatment.

20:00 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
How Do Cancer Treatments Impact Sex and Skin Health?

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss the impact of cancer treatment on key areas of quality of life, such as sex and skin health.

15:00 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
Managing the Impact of Radiation Therapy on Sexual Health

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts talk about approaches to preventing and managing the sexual health effects of radiation therapy.

04:00 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
Preventing Skin and Nail Problems after Cancer Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts talk about approaches to preventing skin and nail problems after cancer treatment.

04:30 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
Talking to Patients about Sexual Function after Cancer Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss the importance of talking about sexual side effects from cancer treatment.

07:30 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
Understanding the Impact of Cancer Treatment on the Skin

Memorial Sloan Kettering dermatologist Mario Lacouture discusses the importance of seeing specialists who are familiar with cancer treatment and its side effects.

05:00 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
Sex and Skin Health Q&A

Experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering answer a variety of questions about how to prevent cancer treatment from taking a toll on sex and skin.

45:00 minutes 07/09/2014 (All day)
Introduction to Meditation

Mind-body therapist Robert Schmehr of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service explains that meditation, also called focused awareness, is a technique that allows its practitioners to focus the energy of the mind to promote deeper states of relaxation and enhanced emotional well-bring. While practices vary, universal features include certain postures, awareness of breath, and an attitude of acceptance and nonjudgment. 

33:05 minutes 06/24/2014 (All day)
Awareness of Breath Meditation

Meditation that centers on awareness of breath is the most classic feature of meditation practices in the world, says mind-body therapist Robert Schmehr of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service. He offers a short meditation exercise set to music that can be practiced in a chair or when lying down.

18:35 minutes 06/24/2014 (All day)
Pranayama Meditation Exercise

Practice a five-minute yogic breathing technique known as Pranayama with mind-body therapist Robert Schmehr.

11:50 minutes 06/24/2014 (All day)
Body Scan Meditation

Mind-body therapist Robert Schmehr provides very simple guided instruction through a meditation practice known as body scan.

22:40 minutes 06/24/2014 (All day)
Guided-Imagery Meditation

Everyone can learn how to meditate. Lisa Rosenzweig, a mind-body therapist at Memorial Sloan Kettering, teaches patients and caregivers how to relax the mind and the body in this spoken word exercise.

18:05 minutes 06/24/2014 (All day)
Music for Relaxation and Reflection

Relax to a short music therapy session provided by therapist Karen Popkin.

10:10 minutes 06/24/2014 (All day)
Breast Cancer: Where We Are Today, Where We’re Headed

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts describe efforts to improve our understanding — and treatment — of breast cancer.

90:00 minutes 06/03/2014 - 12:00 PM
Cancer Genetics

Dr. Max Gomez leads a panel discussion on genetic counseling and cancer care for people with hereditary forms of cancer.

90:00 minutes 03/19/2014 - 12:00 PM
Lymphoma: The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss approaches to diagnosing and treating lymphoma, a cancer that begins in the immune system’s white blood cells.

80:00 minutes 03/19/2014 - 10:00 AM
Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss new approaches to characterizing and treating breast cancer.

90:00 minutes 05/14/2013 (All day)
Diagnosing and Treating Bladder Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss their multidisciplinary approach to identifying and treating bladder cancer.

83:00 minutes 01/16/2013 - 9:30 AM
Self-Hypnosis for Relaxation and Stress Relief

Memorial Sloan Kettering Integrative Medicine Service Chief Barrie Cassileth explains the benefits of self-hypnosis for cancer-related stress and anxiety, followed by a practice session with social worker Robert Schmehr.

32:00 minutes 08/13/2012 - 10:24 AM
New Developments in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Medical experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss current pancreatic cancer treatments and research to develop more-effective therapies.

81:00 minutes 05/15/2012 - 9:30 AM