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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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John Mignano
(617) 636-6161
750 Washington St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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S Donald Kaufman, MD
(617) 726-8689
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1960

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Aileen B Chen
(617) 726-8650
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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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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Elizabeth B Lamon, MS
(617) 726-1431
101 Merrimac St Ste 10
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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Rizwan Haq
(617) 724-3123
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Steve Yoonho Cho, MD
Boston, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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