COVID-19 Conversation: Dr. Teresa DeShields, April 21, 2020

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
  • Resources

In Part 2, she demonstrates three relaxation techniques.

Part 1

 

Part 2

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