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Giselle Saulnier-Sholler
(802) 847-8200
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Dr.Steven Grunberg
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Oncologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Joseph D Dickerman
(802) 847-8200
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Steven Marc Grunberg
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Chris E Holmes
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Dr.George Phillips
(802) 847-0000
111 Colchester Ave # B113
Burlington, VT
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
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Hospital: Fletcherallen Health Care
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jeffrey B Davis
(802) 847-4531
1 S Prospect St
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Thomas A Roland
(802) 847-3506
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Lawrence Edward McCahill
(802) 847-2261
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Barbara Winslow Grant
(802) 847-8400
111 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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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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