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Brian Louis Erickson, MD
(508) 961-0710
480 Hawthorn St
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1994

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Thomas E Zipoli, MD
(508) 961-0710
480 Hawthorn St
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jason Houn Lee, MD
(508) 675-5688
795 Middle St
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1995

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J Pestana
(508) 235-5226
795 Middle Street
Fall River, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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J Bruno Pestana, MD
(508) 235-5226
795 Middle St
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Gregory Niedzwicki, MD
(508) 961-0710
480 Hawthorn St
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital Of New Bedfo, New Bedford, Ma
Group Practice: Hawthorn Medical Assoc Inc

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Dr.John Niedzwicki
(508) 961-0710
537 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital Of New Bedfo, New Bedford, Ma
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Richard C Hellwig
(508) 235-5226
795 Middle St
Fall River, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Raymond Louis Dugal, MD
(508) 235-5700
795 Middle St
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Ma; St Annes Hospital, Fall River, Ma
Group Practice: Hudner Oncology Ctr

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Mark Shparber, MD
(508) 235-5226
795 Middle St
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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