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Owen B Pickus
(207) 857-9311
2 Chabot St
Westbrook, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Ronald Joseph Carroll, MD
(207) 885-7600
100 US Route 1 Unit 108
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1963

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Stuart Gary Gilbert, MD
(207) 885-7750
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Maine Med Ctr, Portland, Me
Group Practice: Spectrum Medical Group; Spectrum Medical Group At Maine Med Ctr Scarborough

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Tracey F Weisberg
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Daniel M Hayes
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Louis G Bove, MD
(207) 207-7740
32 Penrith Rd
Portland, ME
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1952

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John Robert Sullivan, MD
(401) 823-1638
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tech De Santiago (Utesa), Esc De Med, Santiago
Graduation Year: 1986

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Susan Miesfeldt
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Helen F Ryan
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Frederick R Aronson, MD
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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