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Silwan Chedid, MD
1 General St
Lawrence, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1999
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Tex Md Anderson Cancer, Houston, Tx

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Pedro M Sanz Altamira, MD
(978) 946-8230
70 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Sevilla, Fac De Med, Sevilla, Spain
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, Ma; Holy Family Hosp And Med Ctr, Methuen, Ma
Group Practice: Commonwealth Hematology Oncology Pc

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Mai Tai Nguyen
(978) 686-9152
411 Merrimack St
Methuen, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Paul J Spieler
(978) 521-8590
62 Brown St
Haverhill, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Richard Vincent Miron, MD
(978) 256-7747
1230 Bridge St
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1968

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Yamil H Kouri, MD
(978) 685-7811
70 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, Ma; Holy Family Hosp And Med Ctr, Methuen, Ma
Group Practice: Commonwealth Hematology-Onclgy

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Paul Jeffrey Spieler, MD
(978) 685-7811
70 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1971

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Ralph P Orlando, MD
(978) 372-7751
288 Groveland St
Haverhill, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ronald Jay Kossow, MD
(978) 934-8494
1 Hospital Dr
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1995

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Murat A Anamur, MD
(978) 934-8425
2 Hospital Dr
Lowell, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Istanbul Univ, Istanbul Tip Fak, Istanbul, Turkey
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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