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Duffin
(931) 553-2800
800 Weatherly Drive
Clarksville, TN
Business
Pediatric and Adult Urology
Specialties
Urology, Incontinence, Oncology, Infertility
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: All insurances accepted

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Gateway Medical Center
Residency Training: Georgetown University, New York Medical College
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1988
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Alan G Cohen
(615) 385-3851
4230 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Ruth E LaMar
(615) 385-3751
4230 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology

Data Provided By:
Derrick Jerome Beech
(615) 327-6555
1005 Dr. D. B. Todd Blvd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Data Provided By:
Fernando T Miranda, MD
(615) 860-1556
3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 760
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kirsten Marie Hotton Leu, MD
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1996

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Patricia Marie Bihl, MD
(615) 860-1556
3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 760
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Tennessee Christian Med Ctr, Madison, Tn; Skyline Med Ctr, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Tennessee Oncology

Data Provided By:
William H Liggett
(615) 890-1556
3443 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

Data Provided By:
James Patrick Elrod
(615) 222-6756
4220 Harding Rd
Nashville, TN
Specialty
Hematology

Data Provided By:
Michel Elias Kuzur, MD
(615) 860-1556
3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 760
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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