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Joseph Dixon Purvis, MD
(302) 886-1145
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1976

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Peter B Langmui, MR
(302) 886-8066
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Rita Gluck Meek, MD
(302) 651-5500
1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1974

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Greg Randolph Pahnke, MD
(302) 764-2380
410 Foulk Rd Ste 200A
Wilmington, DE
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De; Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Pahnke Penman & Whitney

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Reginald Bowie Ewesuedo, MD
(302) 885-9665
FOC WI-575 1800 Concord Pk
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1983

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Abderrahim Fandi, MD
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Maria Koehler, MD, PHD
(302) 886-7416
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Elizabeth Soyars Lowe, MD
(302) 885-9456
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1992

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Elias Schwartz, MD
(215) 955-6500
1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1960

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Guido VBE Hoctin-Boes, MD
(302) 885-5687
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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