Survivorship Podcast


Our video podcasts, featuring Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center cancer survivorship experts - physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and physical therapists — address a range of physical, social, practical, and personal concerns faced by cancer survivors.


All Episodes

Neuropathy Care for Cancer Survivors

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts describe peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy and offer tips for managing symptoms.

44:00 minutes 01/21/2013 - 11:30 AM
Exercise for Cancer Survivors

Fitness expert Donna Wilson of Memorial Sloan Kettering explains the benefits of physical activity and demonstrates exercises for cancer survivors.

28:00 minutes 01/16/2013 - 4:15 AM
Skin, Hair, and Nail Care for Cancer Survivors

Memorial Sloan Kettering dermatologist Mario Lacouture discusses common skin, hair, and nail conditions affecting cancer survivors.

64:00 minutes 11/15/2012 - 12:37 PM
Improving Sleep After Cancer Treatment

Sleep specialist Amy Lowery of Memorial Sloan Kettering discusses the importance of sleep and how to prevent and treat sleep problems.

30:00 minutes 11/02/2012 - 3:00 PM
Managing Anxiety about Medical Scans and Procedures

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts discuss apprehension about scans and procedures, and offer tips to identify and manage “scanxiety.”

58:00 minutes 10/19/2012 - 12:52 PM
HPV and Head and Neck Cancer: What’s the Connection?

Medical oncologist David Pfister of Memorial Sloan Kettering explains the link between the human papillomavirus and head and neck cancer.

52:01 minutes 06/14/2012 - 3:36 PM
Finding Meaning In and After the Cancer Experience: A Discussion for Survivors

Clinical psychologist Wendy Lichtenthal of Memorial Sloan Kettering discusses opportunities for personal growth after cancer treatment.

29:00 minutes 11/10/2011 (All day)
Breast Cancer Survivorship: What You Need to Know

Nurse Practitioner Megan Dunne will review what you need to know as you prepare for life after treatment.

49:00 minutes 10/26/2011 - 9:30 AM
Why Don't They Hear Me? Communicating with Friends and Family After Treatment Ends

Margery Davis and Talia Zaider, therapists in the Family Therapy Clinic at Memorial Sloan- Kettering, discuss survivorship and effective ways to communicate with friends and family.

55:18 minutes 09/07/2011 - 3:00 PM
Building a Family After Cancer Treatment

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center fertility specialist Joanne Frankel Kelvin, RN, discusses the impact that cancer treatment can have on a woman’s fertility, and how patients can plan a family after treatment.

38:00 minutes 09/07/2011 - 3:00 PM
Talking With Your Medical Team in Survivorship

Behavioral scientist Carma Bylund discusses the importance of doctor and patient communication and techniques to develop effective communication.

1:03:04 minutes 09/07/2011 - 3:00 AM
2011 Survivorship Celebration at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Cancer survivors share their stories.

29:00 minutes 06/22/2011 - 9:30 AM
The Importance of Exercise in Cancer Survivorship

Cancer Fatigue Syndrome is a condition that many cancer survivors experience as a result of their treatment. Tiffany Kendig, Jean Kotkiewicz, Annelise Savodnik, and Sebi Varghese, physical therapists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, explain symptoms of cancer fatigue syndrome, how exercise can have positive effects on your health during cancer survivorship, and offer recommendations about how to exercise safely and stick with it.

58:42 minutes 04/06/2011 - 12:00 PM
Day-to-Day Coping with Lymphedema

Jeannette Zucker, a physical therapist and lymphedema specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses how cancer treatment can lead to lymphedema and ways to reduce the risk and better manage lymphedema following cancer treatment.

62:00 minutes 03/31/2011 - 10:00 AM
Recognizing and Treating the Long-Term Effects of Transplantation

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center post-transplant specialist Christine Iovino, RN discusses the potential long-term side effects of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, and treatments for these complications.

44:00 minutes 01/12/2011 - 6:00 AM
Mother-Daughter Conversations about Breast Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Post-Treatment Resource Center hosts a panel discussion about issues that concern adolescents and young women who are dealing with a mother’s diagnosis of breast cancer.

108:52 minutes 04/27/2010 - 6:00 AM