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DeNis Brin Hammond
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Danny Michael Sims, MD
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1985

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Robert J Friedlander
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Meredith J Selleck
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Peter Holland Crow, MD
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1994

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Gina M Divenuti
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Peter H Crow
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Meredith J Sellec, MD
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert J Friedlander Jr, MD
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Elliot Hosp, Manchester, Nh; Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh
Group Practice: New Hampshire Oncology

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Charles Howard Catcher, MD
(603) 622-6484
200 Technology Dr
Hooksett, NH
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Elliot Hosp, Manchester, Nh; Concord Hosp, Concord, Nh
Group Practice: New Hampshire Oncology-Hmtlgy

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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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