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Michael Corey Magnifico
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Debra Schwab Brandt
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Ivan Stephen Lowenthal
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Ivan Stephen Lowenthal, MD
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1970

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Elizabeth Ann Whalen, MD
(860) 489-6718
200 Kennedy Dr Lowr LEVEL
Torrington, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1989

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Debra S Brandt, DO
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jedd Franklin Levine, MD
(203) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1977

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H Gerard Kruger, MD
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1974

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Jedd Franklin LeVine
(860) 482-5384
200 Kennedy Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Ranjit Shriniwas Pandit, MD
(860) 314-6016
PO Box 1840
Bristol, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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