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William Joseph Thomas, MD
(253) 383-5777
1000 N Division St
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1972

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John P Kelly
(775) 883-5955
1535 Medical Pkwy
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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John Paul Kelly, MD
(775) 883-5955
2874 N Carson St Ste 210
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1979

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James William Forsythe, MD
521 Hammill Ln
Reno, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1964

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Sandra Shirley
(775) 883-5505
1535 Medical Pkwy Ste A
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Carson Tahoe Radiation Ocolgy

Jorge H Perez Cardona, MD
(775) 883-3336
1000 N Div Ste 104
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Colombia, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr.Jorge Perez
(775) 883-3336
1000 N Division St # 104
Carson City, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jane Borkowski Golden, MD
(775) 882-1200
PO Box 1539
Minden, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1994

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James Forsythe
(775) 827-0707
521 Hammill Ln
Reno, NV
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Jennifer Sutton
(775) 823-1990
6630 B S Mccarran
Reno, NV
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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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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