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A Closer Look (Long Distance Medicine) #187156

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) The story of a woman at a South Pole research facility who discovered a lump in her breast and the efforts to deliver medical equipment there featured; details given of how teleconferencing will analyze data she can collect. [Breast cancer specialist Dr. Michael LEITMAN - explains the urgency of medical treatment.] [National Science Foundation Rita COLWELL, Karl ERB - say options are available.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Dr. Nancy Snyderman about the course of treatment. [SNYDERMAN - explains how a biopsy works, how the doctor could supervise her own procedure and how chemotherapy could be done prior to surgery.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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