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Letha Elaine Mills, MD
(802) 447-1836
140 Hospital Dr Ste 110
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Ctr, Lebanon, Nh
Group Practice: Svhc Oncology Assocs

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Dr.Charlene Ives
(802) 447-4535
140 Hospital Dr # 116
Bennington, VT
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Lloyd Herbert Maurer, MD
(802) 447-1836
140 Hospital Dr
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1964

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Karen Hewitt
140 Hospital Dr
Bennington, VT
Associated Hospitals
Southwestern Vermont Health Care

Mark Donavan
(518) 271-3461
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

Charlene Ann Ives, MD
140 Hospital Dr Ste 116
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1995

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H James Wallace Jr, MD
(802) 775-7678
140 Hospital Dr Ste 116
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Mark Averill Donavan, MD
(518) 271-3461
7 Appletree Ln
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1972

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Herbert Maurer
(802) 447-1836
140 Hospital Dr Ste 116
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
SVHC Oncology Associates

Lloyd Maurer
(603) 650-5000
140 Hospital Dr
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Community Health Ctr

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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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