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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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Gloria Frelix
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Gary Herbert Lyman
(919) 684-8111
2100 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Stuart H Burri
(704) 355-2272
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Richard Alan Brodkin, MD
(336) 277-8800
1010 Bethesda Ct
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Forsyth Mem Hosp, Winston Salem, Nc
Group Practice: Piedmont Hematology Oncology Associates

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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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Patrick Williams, MD
(910) 484-3886
604 Ravencroft Ct
Fayetteville, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1994

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Henry L Cromartie
(919) 781-7070
4101 Macon Pond Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Dudley Buist Anderson, MD
121 Little Branch Trl
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Wilson Memorial Hospital, Wilson, Nc

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Perry Shen
(336) 716-2255
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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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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