The Onco'Zine Brief is an  program covering a broad range of topics and timely news updates, information and education from all oncology and hematology disciplines and sub-specialties from around the world.

The Onco’Zine Brief is an educational interview and discussion program developed for public radio focused on cancer, from early diagnosis to treatment.

Our aim is to create engaging programming that delivers the latest scientific and health related information for a broad audience of stakeholders that range from patients and their advocates to physicians and clinicians.

With both studio broadcasts and onsite coverage of leading cancer events including the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), American Society of Clinical Research (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH) and CPhI Worldwide.

The Onco'Zine Brief, is produced for Sunvalley Communication by Peter Hofland, Ginni Saraswati, Ashley Tough, Shelly Reynolds, Sonia Portillo, David Caylor, and Eric Rosenthal and hosted by Peter Hofland.


“I’m honored to be the guest on the 100th episode of The Onco’Zine Brief radio show/podcast. This broadcast/podcast brings value by delivering oncology and hematology research to the forefront for healthcare professionals.

Stephen Spellman, Vice President at the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be the Match and Senior Scientific Director at the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.

“The consistent output of quality content in oncology research and treatment has established the broadcast/podcast as a trustworthy source of timely news and information for healthcare professionals and patients. The work Peter and the team have done has helped to raise awareness of the complexities of treating brain cancer and the need to rethink the drug discovery process."

Nader Sanai, MD, director of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center and director of Neurosurgical Oncology at Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona


The Onco'Zine Brief program is distributed nationwide in the United States via Public Radio Exchange (PRX), the largest on-demand catalog of public radio programs available for broadcast and Internet use.

In the United Kingdom and Europe, The Onco'Zine Brief  is distributed via UK Health Radio – “real feel good radio” – The first ever radio station in the world dedicated only to health and wellness and a primary source of the latest information on health and fitness, diet and nutrition, illness prevention and cure. UK Health Radio is, real “ethical” radio.

In addition to PRX and UK Health Radio, an online edition of the program is available via a host of syndication partners, including iHeart Radio, iTunes, Audible, Spreaker, Stitcher and TuneIn, SoundCloud, and others.

  • 6+ million listeners per month
  • Over 90% of our listeners are between the ages
    of 25-64 year of age.


The Onco'Zine Brief is a program for healthcare professionals involved in the management and care of cancer patients as well as cancer patients and their family and friends and anyone who wishes to listen to comprehensive, updated and cutting-edge news and information about cancer – from early diagnosis to treatment.

The show invites scientists, researchers, medical experts, key opinion leaders, authors, caregivers, cancer patients and survivors to share the latest information about the new developments in the treatment of cancer and their individual experience with the disease and treatment.

For information about underwriting and sponsoring The OncoZine Brief click here or download our media kit.


Click here to read more about one of our Key Sponsors (Java Original Coffee Company, LLC and RoastMasterz by Java Original Coffee)


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  • Public Radio Format programming, focusing on educational content;
  • Targets a broad audience that encompasses the full spectrum of stakeholders;
  • Highlights specific aspects of personalized medicine and targeted therapies.


  • National and globally syndicated;
  • Worldwide we average over 6 million unique listeners per month;
  • Over 90% of our listeners are aged between 25 and 64, in almost equal parts.
  • 4.86% is past the current retirement age for males;
  • 70% of listeners have incomes between the 85K - $160K range
  • 80% of our listeners own their own home
  • We average a 45/55% split between female and male listeners
  • Money long term listeners of The Onco'Zine Brief have become opinion leaders who share what they learn with family and friends.

To download and listen to the latest episode of The OncoZine Brief on PRX, click here.

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