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

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Osama A Abu Hlalah, MD
(423) 433-6200
400 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Stephen James Smith, MD
(423) 433-6200
400 N State of Franklin Rd Fl 1
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1986

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Mary A Hooks
(423) 439-7201
325 N State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Surgical Oncology

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Kathryn Jean Klopfenstein
(423) 433-6200
400 N State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Hematology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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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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Thomas Ray Johnson, MD
(423) 926-0063
1 Professional Park 18
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: St Frances Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, La; Bristol Reg Medctr, Bristol, Tn; St Marys Hospital, Norton, Va
Group Practice: Johnston Memorial Hospital

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Agnes Krozer Hamati
(423) 433-6200
400 N State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Hematology / 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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