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STE 400
(703) 280-5390
8503 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA
Business
Fairfax Northern Virginia Hematology & Oncolo
Specialties
Oncology

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Nicole Lee, MD
(360) 456-1122
44050 Ashburn Village Shopping Plaza Suite 189
Ashburn, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1987

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Rosemary M Altemus
(703) 689-9330
1850 Town Center Parkway
Reston, VA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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David M Heyer
(703) 709-8205
1860 Town Center Dr
Reston, VA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Anthony Jos Felice, MD
(703) 709-8205
1830 Town Center Dr Ste 410
Reston, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1985

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Elisabeth B Simms, MD
(703) 444-3019
14 Pidgeon Hill Dr Ste 230
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1972

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Anthony Jos Felice, MD
(703) 709-8205
1860 Town Center Dr Ste 460
Reston, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr.Anthony J Felice
(703) 709-8205
Ste 460, 1860 Town Center Drive
Reston, VA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Reston Hospital
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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David Michael Heyer, MD
(703) 709-8205
1860 Town Center Dr Ste 460
Reston, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1985

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Rosemary Martha Altemus, MD
1850 Town Center Pkwy
Reston, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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