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Gregory Jen-Len Yee, MD
(515) 239-2411
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985

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Bassim Kobrossy
(515) 239-4401
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Joseph L Rhoades
(515) 239-2411
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Larry Arlin Otteman, MD
(515) 239-4401
PO Box 3014
Ames, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Bassim Kobrossy, MD
(515) 239-4579
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Larry Otteman
(515) 239-4401
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Mary Greeley
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.9, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Mark Michael Guffy, MD
(515) 239-4401
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1976

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Mark Michael Guffy
(515) 239-4401
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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John J Ptacek, MD
(515) 239-2411
PO Box 3014
Ames, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Gregory Jen-len Yee
(515) 239-2411
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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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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