Cancer Podcasts

You can listen to these audio files on your computer now, or download them and listen to them later. Please also see our podcasts about breast, colorectal, gynecologic, HPV-associated, prostate, and skin cancers and U.S. Cancer Statistics.

Lisa Richardson, DCPC Director
Cancer Doesn’t Wait

Cancer doesn’t wait and neither should you. Dr. Lisa Richardson, Dr. Robert W. Carlson, and Dr. Laura Makaroff talk about the importance of routine cancer screenings.

Podcast (0:60) media icon[MP3-1MB] | Transcript txt icon[TXT-1.2KB]

Podcast (0:30) media icon[MP3-477KB] | Transcript txt icon[TXT-0.5KB]

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Cancer Patients and COVID-19

Dr. Lisa Richardson, director of CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, lists steps cancer patients and survivors can take to stay healthy.

Podcast (0:60) media icon[MP3-2MB] | Transcript txt icon[TXT-1KB]

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You Can Help Create a World Without Cancer

Break one link in the chain and the odds of getting cancer go down. What will you do to help create a world without cancer?

Podcast media icon[MP3-2.4MB] | Transcript txt icon[TXT-1KB]

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Learn how some states and communities provide support that can help people get to and keep a healthy weight.

Podcast media icon[MP3-1.4MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-156KB]

CDC Vital Signs

Obesity is a leading cancer risk factor. Unfortunately, two out of three U.S. adults weigh more than recommended.

Podcast media icon[MP3-1.7MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-158KB]

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Many cancers are linked to tobacco use, the leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths.

Podcast media icon[MP3-2.3MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-84KB]

Photo of lung cancer survivor Jackie Archer

A lung cancer survivor shares her story about diagnosis, treatment, and community support.

Podcast media icon[MP3-4.3MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-161KB]

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Two women talk about how cancer screening affects their lives.

Podcast media icon[MP3-2.3MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-78KB]

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This podcast discusses the main steps people can take to reduce their risk of getting cancer.

Podcast media icon[MP3-1.8MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-48KB]


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Dr. Ingrid Hall, an epidemiologist with CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, talks about research on the prevalence and trends in use of recommended screening tests for breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancers.

Podcast media icon[MP3-7.3MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-46KB]

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Health economist Dr. Florence Tangka talks about a new tool for estimating how much it costs to run cancer registries in developing countries.

Podcast media icon[MP3-5.3MB] | Transcript pdf icon[PDF-118KB]