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John Joseph Swalec
(207) 973-8198
417 State St
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Ian Dickey, MD
(207) 945-6695
417 State St Ste 209
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Musculoskeletal Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of British Columbia, Fac Of Med, Vancouver, Bc, Canada
Graduation Year: 1996

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Alan Woodford Boone, MD
(207) 945-6647
36 Howard St
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1962

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John Joseph Swalec Jr, MD
(207) 973-8198
489 State St
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1990

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Peter M Lambert, MD
(207) 973-4280
417 State St
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1973

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Michael Lynn Talbert, MD
297 Center St
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1985

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Philip L Brooks, MD
(207) 973-7478
417 State St Ste 20
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Astrid Miriam Andreescu, MD
(207) 973-7478
417 State St Ste 20
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Graduation Year: 1988

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Prashant Shankar, MD
(207) 973-7478
417 State St Ste 20
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kilpauk Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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Alton Joseph Blow Jr, MD
(207) 973-7474
417 State St Ste 20
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1979

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Cancers And Benign Lesion Of The Eyelids Causes And Treatments

Many growths occur on the eyelids, and these growths can be divided into those that are cancerous (about 15-20% of eyelid growths) and those that are non cancerous, or benign (80-85% of eyelid growths). Most of these growths come from the skin of the eyelid itself. It is important to recognize cancerous eyelid growths so they can be removed, just as skin cancers on other parts of the body should be removed, while benign eyelid growths are generally not harmful.

There are several types of cancer that occur on the eyelids. The most common variety (90-95% of eyelid cancers) is basal cell carcinoma, which arises from eyelid skin. Squamous cell carcinoma also grows from eyelid skin, while sebaceous cell carcinoma is a rare cancer of the eyelid oil glands. Melanoma is a cancer of the pigmented cells in the skin. In general, the risk that an eyelid lesion is cancerous increases with a history of heavy sun exposure, previous skin cancers, previous radiation, smoking, or a fair complexion.

Benign eyelid lesions, of which there are many types, can be cosmetically unsightly or irritating but pose less risk to the patients's health. Some of these are precancerous, however over time they can develop into cancer...

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