Dr. Guo will answer questions about cancer, cancer treatment, nutrition and other issues

LEWISTON – A Central Maine Medical Center cancer doctor will host an open forum at the Tuesday, March 23, meeting of the Cancer Wellness and Support Group.

The group will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Conference Rooms F and G (Isaacson Rooms) in the 12 High Street Medical Office Building.

Dr. Yue Guo, a medical oncologist-hematologist who practices with Hematology-Medical Oncology Associates, a CMMC medical practice, will answer questions about cancer, cancer treatment, nutrition and other issues of concern to those living with cancer.

Prior to beginning her medical practice in the Lewiston-Auburn area, Guo completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Guo earned her bachelor’s degree in medicine and medical degree from Beijing Medical University in Beijing. After graduating from medical school, she worked for four years as a hematology attending physician at the First Affiliated Hospital of Beijing Medical University. She completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

She has contributed to several professional publications throughout her years of research at the National Institute of Health, the Schepens Eye Research Institute at Harvard Medical School and Boston Medical Center.

Guo practices in association with Drs. Hans L. Boedeker, Nicholette Erickson, Jeffrey M. Miller and Donna K. Thompson. They provide care for patients with cancer and blood disorders through the CMMC Comprehensive Cancer Program.

The support group is open to patients and family members/caregivers. The group combines support with education to teach skills for enhancing coping and wellness. It meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

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