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Dr.Tony Flippin
(479) 452-2077
7301 Rogers Ave # 3
Fort Smith, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Daniel Ward Mackey, MD
(479) 484-4700
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1998

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Daniel W Mackey
(479) 452-2077
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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John D Wells
(479) 452-2077
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Rebecca A Fleck
(479) 452-2077
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Narender R Gorukanti
(479) 452-2077
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Kenneth Eugene Gardner, MD
(479) 314-7545
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Regional Health Ctr, Hot Springs, Ar; St Edward Mercy Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Group Practice: Hembree Regional Cancer Ctr

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Tony A Flippin
(479) 452-2077
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Zaki Adib Samman, MD
(501) 452-4525
7320 Rogers Ave Ste 401
Fort Smith, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Arabic
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: St Edward Mercy Med Ctr, Fort Smith, Ar
Group Practice: Mid South Medical & Cancer Ctr

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Michael W Chancellor
(479) 314-7545
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Radiation 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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