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Michel Prefontaine, MD
(413) 794-7045
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Montreal, Fac De Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1978

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Nancy Dan, MS
(413) 794-0290
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Grace Makari-Judson, MD
(413) 794-5433
3400 A 2nd Floor Main Street,
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Richard B Arenas, MD
(413) 794-5265
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Philip Thomas Glynn, MD
(413) 732-4478
1777 Dwight St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Roma-La Sapienza, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Roma, Italy
Graduation Year: 1984

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Armen Asik, MD
(413) 567-3724
3400 Main St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Philippa G Sprinz
(413) 794-9338
3350 Main St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Richard Bruce Wait, MD
(413) 794-5161
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma
Group Practice: Baystate Surgical Assoc

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Richard Arenas
(413) 794-9338
3350 Main St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Julia Theresa Donovan, MD
(413) 794-5542
759 Chestnut St # S1670
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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