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Dolores Aquino Estrada, MD
(217) 876-6600
2880 N Monroe St
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ, Coll Of Med, Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Decatur, Il
Group Practice: Cancer Care Specialists

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Renata Charissa Moore, MD
(217) 464-2900
2300 N Edward St
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Decatur, Il; Decatur Mem Hosp, Decatur, Il
Group Practice: Cancer Care Specialists

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Mario R Velasco
(217) 876-6600
2880 N Monroe St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Seong Ryong Cho
(217) 876-6600
2880 N Monroe St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Dolores A Estrada-Garcia, MD
(217) 876-6600
2880 N Monroe St
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dolores Aquino Estrada-Garcia
(217) 876-6600
2280 N Monroe
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Perry Guaglianone
(217) 876-6600
2880 N Monroe St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Larry W Holder
(217) 876-4360
2300 N Edward St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Mary Anne DePaz
(217) 876-2350
2300 N Edward St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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James Lloyd Wade, MD
(217) 876-6600
2880 N Monroe St
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Decatur Mem Hosp, Decatur, Il
Group Practice: Cancer Care Specialists

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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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