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Ozer Algan
(541) 772-0023
500 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Ozer Algan
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Mary M Austin-Seymour
(541) 768-5220
501 Nw Elks Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Lyle Bruce Ham
(503) 494-8882
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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David Endicott Gannett, MD
(503) 215-6844
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1992

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Charles H Doolittle, MD
(541) 476-4280
543 Serenity Ln
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1975

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Charles Doolittle
(541) 774-5853
940 Royal Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Grants Pass Medical Oncology

Edward J Ottenheimer III, MD
(541) 673-0496
544 W Umpqua St Ste 203
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Roseburg, Or

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Spencer Hsiao-Yang Shao, MD
(503) 280-1223
265 N Broadway St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1992

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Ravindra R Patil, MD, PHD
(503) 203-1000
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 533
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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