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George K Philips
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Hyman B Muss, MD
(802) 847-3827
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt
Group Practice: Hematology Oncology

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Steven Marc Grunberg
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Lawrence Edward McCahill
(802) 847-2261
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Harold James Wallace III, MD
(802) 847-3506
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt
Group Practice: Radiation Oncology

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Dr.George Phillips
(802) 847-0000
111 Colchester Ave # B113
Burlington, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Fletcherallen Health Care
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Marie Elizabeth Wood
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Cheung Wong, MD
(201) 678-1899
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1992

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Thomas A Roland
(802) 847-3506
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Marc Steven Greenblatt
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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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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