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Duffin
(931) 553-2800
800 Weatherly Drive
Clarksville, TN
Business
Pediatric and Adult Urology
Specialties
Urology, Incontinence, Oncology, Infertility
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: All insurances accepted

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Gateway Medical Center
Residency Training: Georgetown University, New York Medical College
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1988
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Duyen T Nguyen
(931) 906-2004
201 Uffleman Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Rohit R Patel, MD
(931) 906-2004
201 Uffelman Dr Ste A
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1989

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Rohit R Patel
(931) 906-2004
201 Uffelman Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Richard Hankenson
1731 Memorial Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Clarksville Regl Hematology

Richard Ralph Hankenson, MD
(931) 553-5494
311 Landrum Pl Ste 100
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1969

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Paul Sangyong Cha, MD
(615) 647-7200
2821 Wakefield Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1975

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Thomas Wayne Butler, MD
(931) 553-5494
311 Landrum Pl Ste 100
Clarksville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Gateway Health System, Clarksville, Tn
Group Practice: Clarksville Regl Hematology

Data Provided By:
Paul Cha
(931) 647-7200
1731 Memorial Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology

Rohit Patel
(931) 906-2004
201 Uffelman Dr
Clarksville, TN
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Tennessee Onc

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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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