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Bruce George Haffty, MD
(203) 785-2959
PO Box 208040
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence & Mem Hosp, New London, Ct; Yale -New Haven Hosp, New Haven, Ct
Group Practice: Anesthesia Associates Of New London Pc; Yale Medical Group Administrative Office

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Nicolaj Andersen, MD
(203) 737-5639
333 Cedar St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kobenhavns Univ, Det Laegevidenskabelige Fak, Kobenhavn, Denmark
Graduation Year: 1997

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Maureen M Okam, MD
(203) 370-1283
333 Cedar St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert Dale Stout, MD
20 York St # F
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1954

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Joan O Richter
(203) 789-3124
1450 Chapel St
New Haven, CT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Samuel Niel Bobrow, MD
(203) 867-5420
1450 Chapel St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: St Raphaels Hosp, New Haven, Ct
Group Practice: Comm Hlth Care Plan New Haven

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Arthur H Knowlton
(203) 789-3131
1450 Chapel St
New Haven, CT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Peter M Glazer
(203) 688-1861
15 York St
New Haven, CT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Joanne B Weidhaas, MD
(203) 737-2165
PO Box 208040
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1999

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Diane M Komp, MD
(203) 785-4640
333 Cedar St # 4089
New Haven, CT
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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