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Paul John Hletko, MD
(843) 546-8686
PO Box 618
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Sc
Group Practice: Georgetown Pediatric Ctr

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Darren Eugene Mullins
(843) 545-7274
2405 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Donna P Pries, MS
(843) 545-7274
PO Box 1539
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Darren Mullins
1016 Huger Dr
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Waccamaw Onc

Paul John Hletko, MD
(843) 546-8686
PO Box 618
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Sc
Group Practice: Georgetown Pediatric Ctr

Data Provided By:
Darren Eugene Mullins, MD
(843) 545-7274
2185 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1991

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Eric George Aguero, MD
(843) 545-5600
2405 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1998

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Jeffrey Cronk, MD
(843) 545-7274
773 Golden Bear Dr
Pawleys Island, SC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided By:
Donald Goodin
(773) 702-6149
2405 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC
Associated Hospitals
Waccamaw Onc

Larry Douglas Grubb, MD
25 Hospital Center Blvd
Hilton Head, SC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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