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

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Hari Anant Deshpande, MD
(203) 785-7310
PO Box 208032
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Leeds, Sch Of Med, Leeds, England (352-05 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1991

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

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Lynn Deyo Wilson, MD
(203) 737-1202
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1990

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Susan A Higgins
(203) 688-4344
15 York St
New Haven, CT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Brian Edward Lally, MD
(203) 688-4344
333 Cedar St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 2000

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Michael Paul Digiovanna, MD
(203) 737-5240
333 Cedar St Rm NSB288
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1990

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John Rhee
(203) 789-2050
60 Temple St
New Haven, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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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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Arthur Louis Levy, MD
(203) 789-2050
60 Temple St Ste 9C
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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