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Jeffrey Marc Miller, MD
(207) 795-2935
12 High St Ste 205
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Central Maine Med Ctr, Lewiston, Me
Group Practice: Hematology/Oncology Assoc

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Sue A Mandell, MD
(207) 795-2440
300 Main St
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1983

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Hans Boedeker
(207) 795-5709
300 Main St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Amir Hossein Modarressi, MD
(207) 777-4420
4 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Islamic Azad Univ, Teheran Med Unit, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1996

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Nicholette L Erickson, MD
(207) 795-2935
12 High St Ste 205
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1987

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Nicholette Erickson
(207) 795-5709
12 High St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Donna Thompson
(207) 795-5709
300 Main St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Ann E Traynor
(207) 795-2935
12 High St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Grenville Henry Jones, MD
300 Main St
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1994

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Elena N Theodosiou, MD
(207) 777-4420
99 Campus Ave Fl 4
Lewiston, 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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