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Eugene Frank Hughes Jr, MD
(406) 723-2616
2475 E Broadway St
Helena, MT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Thomas Carl Weiner
(406) 444-2381
2475 Broadway
Helena, MT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Steven Todd
Helena, MT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

William M Boehme
(406) 752-8900
350 Heritage Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

Data Provided By:
Eugene Frank Hughes Jr, MD
(406) 723-2616
2475 E Broadway St
Helena, MT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.Thomas Weiner
(406) 444-2381
2475 Broadway Street
Helena, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: St Peters Hospital, Helena, Mt
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Thomas Weiner, MD
(406) 444-2381
2475 E Broadway St Helena
Helena, MT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: St Peters Hospital, Helena, Mt
Group Practice: Cancer Treatment Ctr

Data Provided By:
Thomas Weiner
(406) 444-2381
2475 E Broadway St
Helena, MT
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
St Peter's Comm Hosp

James M Burke
(406) 238-2500
2825 8th Ave N
Billings, MT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Margaret M Barnes
(406) 248-2212
1041 N 29th St
Billings, MT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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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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