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Algis Sidry, MD
(931) 520-2497
142 W 5th St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Clyde Earl Smith, MD
(931) 526-6251
PO Box 49496
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1974

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Vincent Lind Fromke
(931) 823-5681
500 W Main St
Livingston, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Paul Jacquin
(931) 520-2396
142 W 5th St
Cookeville, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Cookeville Regional Cancer Ctr

Elaine Griffin Galindez, MD
(423) 877-1065
2051 Hamill Rd Ste 104
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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Paul Nicholas Jacquin, MD
(931) 520-2396
142 W 5th St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1970

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Algis Petras Sidrys, MD
(931) 520-2497
142 W 5th St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1980

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Algis Sidrys
(931) 520-2497
142 W Fifth St
Cookeville, TN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Cookeville Reg Cancer Ctr

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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Julian Christopher Heitz, MD
(615) 312-0600
210 25th Ave N Ste 602
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Radiology Associates-Nashville

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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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