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Margaret Gore, MD
(901) 684-2400
6005 Park Ave Ste 225B
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Boston Cancer Group

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Roy M Oswaks
(901) 527-3391
6005 Park Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Surgical Oncology

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Thomas Warren Ratliff, MD
(901) 684-2400
6005 Park Ave Ste 225B
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Boston Cancer Group

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Kathleen D Spiers, MD
(901) 684-2400
6005 Park Ave Ste 225B
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1988

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Sylvia Sellers Richey, MD
(901) 747-0100
6005 Park Ave Ste 225B
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1997

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Emile Paul Getaz, MD
(901) 765-2019
5959 Park Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cape Town, Fac Of Med, Cape Town, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1968

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Barry Boston, MD
(901) 684-2400
6005 Park Ave Ste 225B
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Boston Cancer Group

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Martha Katherine Tibbs, MD
5959 Park Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1992

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Peter Whitney Carter
(901) 685-5655
6005 Park Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Benjamin J Grino, MD
(901) 763-0446
1068 Cresthaven Rd
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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