Telemedicine and Palliative Care: an Increasing Role in Supportive Oncology

@article{Worster2017TelemedicineAP,
  title={Telemedicine and Palliative Care: an Increasing Role in Supportive Oncology},
  author={Brooke Worster and Kristine Swartz},
  journal={Current Oncology Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={1-5}
}
With the emergence of telemedicine as a routine form of care in various venues, the opportunities to use technology to care for the most vulnerable, most ill cancer patients are extremely appealing. Increasingly, evidence supports early integration of palliative care with standard oncologic care, supported by recent NCCN guidelines to increase and improve access to palliative care. This review looks at the use of telemedicine to expand access to palliative care as well as provide better care… CONTINUE READING
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