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Lou E Bieg, MD
(724) 728-2290
351 N Sumneytown Pike
North Wales, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert T Alber, MR
(813) 920-5483
351 N Sumneytown Pk UG3A-64
North Wales, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Barry Lee Tonkonow, MD
(215) 348-1595
275 S Main St Ste 4
Doylestown, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Doylestown Hosp, Doylestown, Pa

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Jay F Ziegenfuss Jr, MD
(215) 345-8444
16 N Franklin St Ste 201
Doylestown, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1967

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Jay M Mei, MD, PHD
(215) 628-5397
Welsh and McKean Rds
Spring House, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Richard Robert Kosierowski, MD
(215) 361-4747
1801 N Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1980

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Byron K Josep, MR
(281) 812-7625
Sumneytown Pk and Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Allan Goodyear, MD
(215) 368-1122
2100 N Broad St
Lansdale, PA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1975

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Philip M Reic, MR
(215) 542-7641
103 Victoria Ct
Maple Glen, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Martin Craig Hightower, MD
(215) 453-4950
700 Lawn Ave
Sellersville, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa
Group Practice: Pennview 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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