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Lisa Rene Carlson, MD
(515) 964-5555
1605 SE Delaware Ave Ste F
Ankeny, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1988

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John M Martens
(515) 643-5168
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Robert Kent Finley, MD
(515) 247-3266
411 Laurel St Ste 2100
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Head And Neck Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1981

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Philip J Colletier
(515) 643-5168
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Derek L Shickell
(515) 643-5168
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Nilesh Arvindbhai Patel, MD
(515) 699-5999
3600 30th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Richard L DeMing
(515) 643-5168
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Dr.Robert Shreck
(515) 282-2921
411 Laurel St # A300
Des Moines, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Karl E Digman
(515) 643-2667
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology, Interventional Radiology

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Loren D Brown
(515) 247-3970
411 Laurel
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Hematology / 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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