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Gurinderjit Sidhu
(770) 507-0070
7444 Hannover Pkwy S
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Gurinderjit Kaur-Sidhu, MD
(770) 507-0070
7444 Hannover Pkwy S
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jorge Alberto Spinolo, MD
(678) 289-0549
1215 Eagles Landing Pkwy Ste 206
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Cordoba, Fac De Cien Med, Cordoba, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1977

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Douglas Caldwell Collins
(404) 669-9633
777 Cleveland Ave Sw
Atlanta, GA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Emiliana Sandiego
(800) 998-5859
150 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Padrica Hopkins-Menchion, MD
(678) 289-0549
1215 Eagles Landing Pkwy Ste 206
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jorge A Spinolo
(678) 289-0549
1045 Southcrest Drive
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Scott H Edelman, MD
(770) 922-2012
1365 Clifton Road Ne,
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1985

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Kshama Jawalekar
(800) 998-5859
150 E Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Michael F Doherty
(404) 364-4757
2400 Mount Zion Parkway
Jonesboro, GA
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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