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James Robert Baer, MD
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1996

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Susanna Reba Gordon, MD
350 N Grandview Ave
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1993

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James Robert Baer
(563) 589-2468
350 N Grandview Ave
Dubuque, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Christian Philip Schultheis
(563) 584-3480
1000 Langworthy St
Dubuque, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Lawrence Joseph Kukla, MD
(319) 584-3480
12389 Barony Dr
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1975

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Christian P Schultheis, MD
(563) 584-3480
1000 Langworthy St
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: American Univ Of The Caribbean, Sch Of Med, Plymouth, Montserrat
Graduation Year: 1997

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Mark E Hermann
(563) 557-9111
1515 Delhi St
Dubuque, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Lawrence Joseph Kukla
(563) 584-3480
1000 Langworthy St
Dubuque, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Christine Marie Holm
(563) 584-3480
1000 Langworthy St
Dubuque, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Christine Marie Holm, MD
(563) 584-3480
1000 Langworthy St
Dubuque, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Kootenai Med Ctr, Coeur D Alene, Id
Group Practice: North Idaho Cancer Ctr

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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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