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Vincent A Armenio, MD
(401) 435-3325
1 Office Pkwy
East Providence, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Ri; Our Lady Of Fatima Hosp, N Providence, Ri

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Dr.Muhammad S. Akhtar
(401) 438-7778
400 Warren Ave # 1
East Providence, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Miriam, Ri
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Joseph DiBenedetto
(401) 351-4470
193 Waterman St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Linda McMorrow Ries, MD
(401) 793-4645
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Edward Gerard Wittels, MD
(401) 793-2920
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1972

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Muhammad Saeed Akhtar
(401) 438-7778
400 Warren Ave
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Joseph Di Benedetto Jr, MD
(401) 351-4470
193 Waterman St
Providence, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1972

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Rochelle Strenger, MD
(401) 793-7151
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Anthony Emmanuel Mega, MD
(401) 789-8447
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1988

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William Marshall Sikov, MD
(401) 793-7151
164 Summit Ave Rm 325
Providence, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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