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Anne Roby Rossi, MD
100 Campus Dr Ste 107
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1987

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John Robert Sullivan, MD
(401) 823-1638
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Tech De Santiago (Utesa), Esc De Med, Santiago
Graduation Year: 1986

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Susan Ashley Speckhart, MD
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1994

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Craig A Hurwitz, MD
(207) 885-7565
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1982

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Tracey Farrell Weisberg, MD
(207) 885-7600
100 US Route 1 Unit 108
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr.Jacquelyn Hedlund
(207) 885-7600
100 U.S. 1
Scarborough, ME
Gender
F
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Maine Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Frederick R Aronson
(207) 885-8550
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Kurt S Ebrahim
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Helen F Ryan
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Dr.Kurt Ebrahim
(207) 885-7600
100 Campus Dr # 108
Scarborough, ME
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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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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