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Stuart Charles Spigel, MD
(615) 451-5486
300 Steam Plant Rd Ste 230
Gallatin, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1968

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Robert Todd McClure
(615) 451-6180
300 Steam Plant Rd
Gallatin, TN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Dan Arie Pankowsky
(615) 338-1820
355 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Hematology

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Laura F McClure Barnes
(615) 451-5481
353 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Richard Randolph Peyton, MD
(615) 443-6006
1411 W Baddour Pkwy
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1967

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Mathew John Joseph
(615) 451-5481
300 Steam Plant Rd
Gallatin, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Dianna L Shipley
(615) 451-5481
300 Steam Plant Rd
Gallatin, TN
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Edward Kirk Barnes, MD
(615) 826-8004
135 Hatcher Ln
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Tennessee Christian Med Ctr, Madison, Tn; Skyline Med Ctr, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Vanderbilt University Med Ctr

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James David Peyton, MD
(901) 448-4000
506 Glenway Cv
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1998

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Jennifer Ann Keates, MD
Lebanon, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Allegheny Univ Of Hlth Sciences, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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