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Dr.Kerry Pulver
(208) 367-4810
3123 Medical Dr
Caldwell, ID
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Larry Fiorentino, MD
(208) 463-6030
308 E Hawaii Ave
Nampa, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1995

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Larry Fiorentino
(208) 381-2711
308 E Hawaii Ave
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Mtn States Tumor Inst

Kerry Polver
(208) 442-7872
1601 12th Ave Rd Ste 101
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Oncologist

Stephen C Smith
(208) 381-2711
100 E Idaho St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Jonathan N Swerdloff, MD
(208) 467-6700
308 E Hawaii Ave
Nampa, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1997

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Kerry Pulver
1055 No Curtis
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
St Alphonsus Cancer Trmt Ctr

Carl Schultheiss
(208) 442-7872
1601 12th Ave Rd Ste 101
Nampa, ID
Specialty
Oncologist

Timothy Sawyer
Meridian, ID
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
St Alphonsus Cancer Trtmt Ctr

Andrew S Pierson, MD
1615 Juniper Hill Rd
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ,
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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