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Mark Sabino Sinesi, MD
1144 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1986

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Gloria Frelix
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Catherine Green Lee
(919) 784-3018
4420 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Stephen J Tremont
(919) 781-7070
4101 Macon Pond Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Mark Mogul
(704) 384-1900
1712 E 4th St
Charlotte, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Cynthia Ann Ballenger, MD
(252) 384-4122
1144A N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1995

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Kevin A Schulman, MD
(919) 668-8101
PO Box 17969
Durham, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Judith Owen Hopkins, MD
(336) 277-8800
1010 Bethesda Ct
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1977

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Corinne M Linardic, MD
(919) 933-5580
6721 Creek Wood Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1995

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Keith Michael Sullivan, MD
(919) 668-1011
Dumc Box 3961,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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