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Russell L Maiese
(866) 436-9631
1 Greenwich Pl
Shelton, CT
Specialty
Hematology

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David P Purpora
(203) 735-8783
158 Main St
Ansonia, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Neal A Fischbach
(203) 459-0262
15 Corporate Drive
Trumbull, CT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Jerry P Malefatto
(203) 459-0262
15 Corporate Drive
Trumbull, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Laurie J Harrold
(203) 459-0262
15 Corporate Drive
Trumbull, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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David Peter Purpora, MD
(203) 735-8783
PO Box 526
Ansonia, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
Italian, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Bologna, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Bologna, Italy
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Griffin Hosp, Derby, Ct; St Raphaels Hosp, New Haven, Ct
Group Practice: Clinical Center For Neoplastic

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Hervey Allen Weitzman, MD
(203) 334-7400
5520 Park Ave
Trumbull, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Bridgeport Hosp, Bridgeport, Ct; St Vincents Med Ctr, Bridgeport, Ct
Group Practice: Black Rock Tpke Medical Group

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Paul Berger
(203) 459-5114
15 Corporate Dr
Trumbull, CT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Paul E Berard
(203) 334-7400
5520 Park Ave
Trumbull, CT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Laurie Jill Harrold, MD
(203) 459-0262
15 Corporate Dr
Trumbull, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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