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Emile Paul Getaz, MD
Collierville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1968

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Salim K Bharwani, MD
(901) 861-6035
235 Federal Row Dr Apt 104
Collierville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1989

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William Knight Walsh, MD
(901) 379-0703
400 Market Blvd Ste 115
Collierville, TN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1983

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Stephan Wade Morris, MD
(901) 272-9408
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1980

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Peter Whitney Carter
(901) 685-5655
6005 Park Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Albert Earle Weeks, MD
(901) 850-0272
400 Market Blvd Ste 115
Collierville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1983

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Gary Tian, MD
(410) 328-7157
400 Market Blvd Ste 115
Collierville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Peking Union/Capitol Med Coll, Beijing, Beijing, China
Graduation Year: 1996

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Donald S Gravenor, MD
(901) 685-5655
2636 Park Creek Dr
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1981

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Donald K Strickland, MD
(901) 624-4701
9190 Beaver Valley Ln
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1988

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Joseph Paul Woodard Jr, MD
(919) 966-1178
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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