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Therese M Mulvey, MD
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Business
Commonwealth Physicians Services Inc
Specialties
Oncology

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Jon S Bois, MD
(508) 287-3436
21 Cedar Springs Ln
Needham, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1989

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William Rosser Berry, MD
(781) 449-8624
136 Grosvenor Rd
Needham, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Rex Healthcare, Raleigh, Nc; Wake Med Ctr, Raleigh, Nc; Raleigh Community Hospital, Raleigh, Nc
Group Practice: Raleigh Hematology Oncology Assoc

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Anna Berkenblit, MD
(617) 667-9156
60 Hoover Rd
Needham Heights, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1996

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Timothy Paul O'Connor, MD
(781) 237-0700
65 Walnut St Ste 420
Wellesley, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1972

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Gretchen E Frauenberger, MD
(781) 444-1900
29 Fisher St
Needham, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Metrowest Med Ctr -Framingham, Framingham, Ma; Caritas Norwood Hosp, Norwood, Ma; Childrens Hosp, Boston, Ma; Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton L F, Ma; Deaconess Glover Hosp, Needham, Ma

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Lucy C Paniszyn, MD
(617) 964-5020
1225 Central Ave
Needham, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981

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Simon L Weitzman, MD
(781) 444-9080
105 Chestnut St Ste 26
Needham, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central De Venezuela, Esc De Med "luis Razetti", Caracas
Graduation Year: 1971

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Isha Ann Mustafa, MD
(781) 431-5255
230 Worcester St
Wellesley Hills, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1990

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Robb Scott Friedman
(781) 237-0700
65 Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA
Specialty
Hematology / 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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