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Dorinda Hall Rouch, MD
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1998

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William H Liggett Jr, MD
(615) 452-4210
1087 Sunset Rd
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1991

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Adetola Kassim, MD
(615) 936-1803
9526 Fayette Dr
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Patrick B Murphy
(615) 591-4764
100 Covey Dr
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Steven Richard Goertz
(615) 591-9890
2107 Edward Curd Ln
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Debra Mitchell Nelson
(615) 377-7122
201 Summit View Dr
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Hematology

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John Joseph Regan, MD
(615) 371-9837
215 Long Valley Rd
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Veterans Affairs Med Ctr, Hampton, Va

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Shannon Stinnett Serie
(615) 771-7265
324 Cool Springs Blvd
Franklin, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Ruth T Young, MD
(615) 771-7265
324 Cool Springs Blvd
Franklin, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Williamson Med Ctr, Franklin, Tn
Group Practice: Vanderbilt Oncology

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Susan Eileen Smith, MD
(615) 771-7265
324 Cool Springs Blvd
Franklin, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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