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John L Glick
(802) 254-9240
19 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Endocrinology, Hematology / Oncology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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David F Wood, MD
(603) 363-4668
20 Linfield Ln
Spofford, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Maynard Nickerson, MD
(603) 354-5466
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Cheshire Med Ctr, Keene, Nh; Brattleboro Mem Hosp, Brattleboro, Vt
Group Practice: Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene At Cheshire Medical Center

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Steven R Levene, MD
(603) 354-5400
580 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1980

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James Gallison Sise, MD
(603) 354-6504
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Cheshire Med Ctr, Keene, Nh
Group Practice: Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene At Cheshire Medical Center

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R Jackson Forcier, MD
160 Guilford St
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jill Marie Winslow
(603) 354-5466
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Steven Sigurd Larmon, MD
(603) 354-5465
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Cheshire Med Ctr, Keene, Nh; Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough, Nh; Brattleboro Mem Hosp, Brattleboro, Vt
Group Practice: Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene At Cheshire Medical Center

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Steven Sigurd Larmon
(603) 354-5466
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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James Maynard Nickerson
(603) 354-5466
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialty
Hematology

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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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