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Jerry James Swaney, MD
(915) 584-8387
754A Espada Dr
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1965

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Warren Leeric Alexander, MD
(915) 569-1183
5845 Via Cuesta Dr
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ines Joan Sanchez, MD
(915) 569-1183
550 Shadow Willow Dr
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1993

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Warren Le eric Alexander
(915) 569-2585
5005 N Piedras St
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Martin Vincent Ascherl
(915) 564-6129
5001 N Piedras St
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Thomas D Fisher, MD
(210) 337-4494
7049 Westwind Dr Apt 1017
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1987

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Claude Y L Chong, MD
(915) 581-2718
711 Post Oak Ct
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Brad Edward Waddell
(915) 569-2107
5005 N Piedras St
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Surgical Oncology

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Arlene Joyce Zaloznik
(915) 569-1233
5005 N Piedras St
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Benjamin Carcamo, MD
(915) 541-8903
125 W Hague Rd Ste 500
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De San Carlos, Fac De Cien Med, Guatemala
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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