Teresa DeShields, PhD, ABPP, is assisting lung cancer patients to cope in the COVID-19 era. Dr. DeShields is the Director of Supportive Oncology, Rush University Cancer Center, Chicago, IL.
In the Part 1 video below, Dr. DeShields spoke about factors specific to lung cancer that may cause patients to have more anxiety about the virus than others. Her talk addressed the following topics:
- Impact of COVID-19 on emotional well-being
- Drivers of anxiety
- Coping measures
In Part 2, she demonstrates three relaxation techniques.