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David Knowlton Kalwinsky, MD
(423) 439-6222
PO Box 70578
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1973

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Michael K Kaplon
(423) 433-6200
400 N State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Jeffrey Paul Allerton, MD
(423) 926-3611
310 N State of Franklin Rd Ste 40
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
English, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Bristol Reg Medctr, Bristol, Tn
Group Practice: Blue Ridge Medical Specialists

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May Louise Votaw, MD
(423) 282-6717
3603 Honeywood Dr
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Ralph Kincaid, MD
(615) 926-3611
310 N State of Franklin Rd Ste 401
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1972

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Laura V Grobovsky, MD, PHD
1929 Lone Oak Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Zia Ur Rahman, MD
(860) 714-4680
2214 S Greenwood Dr Apt 7
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Allama Iqbal Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1982

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Pullatikurthi P Kumar, MD
(423) 926-1171
325 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Millard R Lamb
(423) 926-3611
310 N State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Donald Clark Donahue, MD
(615) 461-6002
1301 Sunset Dr
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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