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John Farror Griffin, MD
(413) 567-8807
92 Deepwoods Dr
Longmeadow, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1984

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Kenneth Mark Frankel, MD
(413) 794-8050
202 Ellington Rd
Longmeadow, MA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Holyoke Hospital, Holyoke, Ma; Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Ma; Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma

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Alan J Stark, MD
(413) 748-9230
PO Box 9012
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1964

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Susan Faye Burroughs, MD
(860) 651-3941
142 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1982

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Grace Makari-Judson, MD
(413) 794-5433
3400 A 2nd Floor Main Street,
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Lucinda Jane Cassells, MD
(413) 567-3973
45 Exeter Ave
Longmeadow, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Family Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma

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Alfred L McKee
(413) 796-7494
908 Allen St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Dennis Morgan, MD
(860) 763-4027
142 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Johnson Mem Hosp, Stafford Spgs, Ct; St Francis Hosp Med Ctr, Hartford, Ct; Veterans Affairs Med Ctr, Newington, Ct
Group Practice: North Central Oncology Assoc

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Richard Bruce Wait, MD
(413) 794-5161
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma
Group Practice: Baystate Surgical Assoc

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Masih Uddin Farooqui, MD
(413) 734-8254
77 Boylston St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sind Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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