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Mark Edward Dailey, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1988

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Robert David Siegel, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Other
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: U Conn Health Ctr-John Dempsey, Farmington, Ct; Hartford Hosp, Hartford, Ct
Group Practice: Oncology Associates Pc

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Robert D Siegel
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Arnold Altman
(860) 545-9630
282 Washington St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Grant R Golub, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1960

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Timothy Joonki Hong, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Windham Community Mem Hosp, Willimantic, Ct
Group Practice: Oncology Associates Pc

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Mark E Dailey
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Peter K Schauer
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Stephen Firshein
(860) 246-6647
100 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Jeffrey Michael Kamradt, MD
(860) 249-6291
85 Retreat Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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