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Hugh J Scruggs
(423) 844-2365
1 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Karen Sue Johnson Prill, MD
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1991

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Alton Joseph Blow Jr, MD
(207) 973-7474
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1979

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Alton Joseph Blow
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Alton Joseph Blow, MD
(423) 968-5018
201 Forest Hills Dr
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1979

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Sue Prill, MD
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Bennett Young Cowan Jr, MD
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1975

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Guy W Tillinghast, MD
(276) 676-7000
240 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1992

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Suzanne E Patton
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Karen S Prill, MD
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galvest
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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