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Roy A Williams Jr., MD
(717) 761-8740
3912 Trindle Rd
Camp Hill, PA
Business
Andrews & Patel Associates PC
Specialties
Oncology

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Deborah W Hershe, MS
(717) 367-7610
4535 London Ave
Elizabethtown, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Edward Joseph Gunther, MD
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1993

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Salah Almokadem, MD
(717) 531-8521
500 Univ Dr H046
Hershey, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Melanie Ann Comito, MD
(717) 531-6012
PO Box 850
Hershey, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Jeffrey S Eshleman, MD
(717) 544-4900
555 N Duke St
Lancaster, PA
Business
Lancaster Radiology Associates Ltd
Specialties
Oncology

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Hyatt Peter De Green, MD
(786) 253-9064
124 Charlan Blvd
Mount Joy, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Lancaster Gen Hosp, Lancaster, Pa; Community Hosp Of Lancaster, Lancaster, Pa; Lancaster Reg Med Ctr, Lancaster, Pa
Group Practice: Lancaster Cancer Ctr

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Samuel J Kerr, MD
(717) 531-8677
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Augustus Flood, MD
(717) 531-8678
500 University Dr Rm C6830
Hershey, PA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1990

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Robert L Conter
(800) 233-4082
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA
Specialty
General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology), 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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