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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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Edwin Choy
(617) 884-8302
151 Everett Ave
Chelsea, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Kevin S Hughes
(617) 724-0048
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Sara Michell Tolaney
(617) 726-2782
55 Fruit Street Yaw 7604
Boston, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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William Upjohn Shipley, MD
(617) 726-8146
100 Blossom St # 347
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1966

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Lauren J Oshry
(617) 569-5800
10 Gove St
East Boston, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Gregory Alan Abel
(617) 726-2241
55 Fruit St Yaw 7
Boston, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Eric S Winer, MD
(617) 636-7163
750 Washington St
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Maureen Teresa Kavanah, MD
(617) 638-8473
88 E Newton St # D510
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1975

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Douglas V Faller, MD, PHD
(617) 638-4173
715 Albany St Rm K-701
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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