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James T Lambet, MR
(808) 933-0625
1285 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Anthony Lim
(808) 933-0625
1285 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Anthony Lim
(732) 246-4882
1285 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Hawaii Pacific Onc Ctr

Braden Alan Shoupe, MD
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1983

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Jon Fukumoto
(808) 524-6115
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Hematology

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Anthony R Lim, MD
(808) 933-0625
1285 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of British Columbia, Fac Of Med, Vancouver, Bc, Canada
Graduation Year: 1990

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Kevin C Wilcox
(808) 933-0625
1285 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Desiree Medeiros, MD
(808) 983-8551
1319 Punahou St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1990

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Kamal Nasir Ummed, MD
1585 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1993

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John H Farley, MD
(808) 433-6845
1 Jarrett White Rd
Tamc, HI
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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