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Therese M Mulvey, MD
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Business
Commonwealth Physicians Services Inc
Specialties
Oncology

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Janet L Abrahm, MD
(617) 632-6464
35 West St Apt 5
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, S
Graduation Year: 1973

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Iain James Web, MR
(617) 551-4975
40 Landsdowne St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dixie Esseltine, MD
(617) 551-3667
40 Landsdowne St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Iain J Webb, MD
(617) 551-4975
40 Landsdowne St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que,
Graduation Year: 1987

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Fabio M Benedetti, MD
(617) 444-1322
40 Landsdowne St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert Jay Fram, MD
(617) 995-4909
128 Sidney St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Camille Lucia Bedrosian, MD
(617) 494-0400
26 Landsdowne St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1983

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Elizabeth G Trehu, MD
(617) 444-1281
40 Landsdowne St
Cambridge, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, Ma
Group Practice: Jordan Hospital Club Cncr Ctr

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Kwok Kin Wong, MD
(617) 726-2000
1 Harvard Pl
Somerville, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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