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Thomas Heriot Carter, MD
Coralville, IA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1983

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Heather Kaiser, MD
(319) 356-2253
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1999

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James Edward Wooldridge
(319) 356-8110
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
General Practice, Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Ahmad M Wehbe
(319) 356-2148
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Richard Foard Le Blond, MD
(319) 384-7700
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: V A Med Ctr, Iowa City, Ia
Group Practice: University Department-Internal

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Marygrace Elson, MD
(319) 356-3053
200 Hawkins City
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1982

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Thanh Xuan Nguyen, MD
(319) 356-2699
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 2000

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Geraldine M Jacobson
(319) 353-7019
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Nancy S Rosenthal
(319) 384-8751
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Hematology

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Farzana D Paskankar, MD
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
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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