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Timothy David Shafman, MD
(401) 480-7155
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1989

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David B Stoll, MD
(401) 766-9500
55 Hamlet Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1978

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Ahmed Nadeem, MD
(401) 767-1541
116 Eddie Dowling Hwy
North Smithfield, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1981

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Nancy Jane Freeman, MD
401-273-7100 x3450
8 Whitney Dr
Lincoln, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1981

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Maen A Hussein
(401) 658-2020
106 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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David B Stoll
(401) 766-9500
55 Hamlet Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Brian David Stoll, MD
(401) 766-9500
55 Hamlet Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1987

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Shahid Peruez Malik, MD
(401) 434-8175
117 Eddie Dowling Hwy
N Smithfield, RI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1983

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Gerald Jay Elfenbein, MD
(401) 456-6565
7 Charles River Dr
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1970

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Michael Constantine, MD
(508) 478-2061
14 Prospect St
Milford, MA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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