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Victor Manuel Aviles, MD
(508) 539-6210
5 Industrial Dr Ste 206
Mashpee, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1991

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Marvin L Hoovis, MD
(508) 775-7795
30 Regatta Dr
Centerville, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Herbert J Hansen Jr, MD
(508) 291-1159
53 Marion Rd Unit 3
Wareham, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Richard Lovett, MD
(508) 862-7575
27 Park St
Hyannis, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1984

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David R Lovett
(508) 862-7575
27 Park Street
Hyannis, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Laurence P Cloud, MD
(508) 548-4488
10 Mowing Way
Woods Hole, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ,
Graduation Year: 1952

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Herbert J Hansen
(508) 291-1159
53 Marion Road
Wareham, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Robert R McAnaw
(508) 862-5300
27 Park Street
Hyannis, MA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Martin Ivan Holzman, MD
(508) 862-5309
27 Park St
Hyannis, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1982

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Beth B Herrick, MD
(508) 862-5300
27 Park St
Hyannis, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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