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Therese M Mulvey, MD
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Business
Commonwealth Physicians Services Inc
Specialties
Oncology

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Darren M Evanchuk
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Tatiana Ivanovna Lingos, MD
700 Congress St
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Boston, Ma; Quincy City Hospital, Quincy, Ma; South Shore Hospital, S Weymouth, Ma
Group Practice: South Suburban Oncology Ctr

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Michael Jon Anderson, MD
(781) 340-0735
70 Pleasant St
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1978

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Rolf Freter, MD
(781) 952-1650
541 Main St Ste 414
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1985

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Carol T Mei
(781) 340-0735
51 Performance Dr Ste 110
Weymouth, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Walt A Kagan
(617) 479-1437
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Sarah K May
(617) 479-1437
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Sarah Katherine May, MD
(617) 479-3550
10 Willard St
Quincy, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1991

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James R Everett II, MD
(781) 337-9091
70 Pleasant St
South Weymouth, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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