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Charles E McKay
(615) 333-2481
397 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Jeffrey Franklin Patton, MD
(615) 329-0570
397 Wallace Rd Ste 201
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1988

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Chas Elford McKay, MD
(615) 333-2481
397 Wallace Rd Ste 201
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1977

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Jordan David Berlin, MD
(615) 322-4967
777 Preston Research Bldg, Vanderbilt Medical Center,
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1989

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John F Kuttesch, MD
(615) 936-1762
397 PRB 2220 Pierce Ave,
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1985

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Charles Elford Mc Kay III, MD
(615) 452-4210
397 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1977

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Jeffrey F Patton
(615) 333-2481
397 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Igor Puzanov, MD
(615) 936-0975
2220 Pierce Avenue 777 Prb,
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Charles Univ, Third Med Fac, Praha, Czechoslovakia
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: St Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tn

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Laura McClure Barnes, MD
300 20th Ave N
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1997

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David Edward Hunt, MD
(615) 452-4210
230 25th Ave N
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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