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Brooke E Daniel
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Alvaro Alejandro Valle, MD
(423) 267-0466
979 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Auto De Nicaragua, Fac De Cien Med, Leon, Nicaragua
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: University Surgical Associates; University Surgical Associates Pllc

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Larry L Schlabach
(423) 752-5004
979 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Jeffrey William Gefter, MD
(423) 756-0018
979 E 3rd St Ste G20 Med Ctr Plz
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1975

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Manoo Bhakta
(423) 778-7289
910 Blackford St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Larry Lee Schlabach, MD
(423) 266-4764
979 E 3rd St Ste A0550
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jitendra Gandhi, MD
(423) 622-2337
2205 McCallie Ave Ste 502
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Parkridge Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: University Oncology Hematology

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Eric Robert Ellis, MD
(423) 495-3748
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1985

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John Wells Mc Cravey, MD
(423) 752-5004
979 E 3rd St Ste A0540/#A0550
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: University Oncology & Hematology Assoc

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Frank Charles Kimsey, MD
(423) 495-7736
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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