Errol J. Philip, PhD | Authors

Emotional Distress During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Psycho-Oncology Perspective

July 15, 2020

ABSTRACT Patients with cancer represent a vulnerable population and are at greater risk of developing serious complications as a result of a COVID-19 infection. In response, oncology societies around the world have proposed changes to their standards of care. These changes have helped guide health care providers in prioritizing clinical management of patients with cancer: identifying situations in which urgent intervention is needed and those that can be triaged until the risk of infection has lessened.