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Asa Joel Nixon
(603) 742-8787
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Khusroo M Qureshi, MD
(603) 740-5252
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baqai Med & Dent Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1994

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Himanshu Singh
(603) 742-8787
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Vivek Samnotra, MD
(603) 335-8490
11 Whitehall Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1989

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Henry Leo Sonneborn, MD
(603) 436-9241
330 Borthwick Ave Ste 301
Portsmouth, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1974

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Barbara Faith Shea
(603) 740-2694
789 Central Avenue
Dover, NH
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Asa Joel Nixon, MD
(603) 742-8787
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1988

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Barbara Faith Shea, MD
(603) 740-2694
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1995

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Archana Bhargava
(603) 335-8490
11 Whitehall Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Paul Frederick Poulin, MD
(207) 351-2507
333 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: York Hospital, York, Me; Central Maine Med Ctr, Lewiston, Me; Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, Nh; Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, Nh
Group Practice: Oncology Hematology 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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