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Telemedicine: Catalyzing Cancer Care with Virtual Visits


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Virtual visits can increase access to specialized medicine without overburdening care providers. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Pete Anderson reflects on his use of telemedicine to develop therapeutic alliances with cancer patients and families.

Dr. Anderson is an oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic Pediatrics Institute, and a professor at the Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. His team’s approach to caring for young cancer patients involves facilitating outpatient care with fewer side effects of therapy.

He has published over 13- peer reviewed journal articles.

You can view a short digital film that features Dr. Pete and his use of virtual visits:

You can read Dr. Pete’s recently published article on virtual visits in Health Communication:

He also is featured in the documentary The Art of the Possible: