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Ramesh V Patel
(270) 885-0570
1717 High St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Ratilal G Gajera
(270) 885-0570
1717 High St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Ratilal G Gajera, MD
(270) 885-0570
1717 High St Ste 1A
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Ratilal Gajera
(270) 885-0570
1717 High St Ste 1a
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Internist, Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Jennie Stuart Medical Center

Stanley Lowenbraun, MD
(502) 895-8266
PO Box 6836
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1967

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Ramesh V Patel, MD
(502) 885-0570
1717 High St Ste 1A
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mp Shah Med Coll, Saurashtra Univ, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Michael J Murray
(270) 887-0300
1717 High St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Ramesh Patel
(270) 885-0570
1717 High St Ste 1a
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Jennie Stuart Medical Center

Michael Murray
(270) 887-0300
1717 High St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
E C Green Cancer Ctr

Ahsan-Ul Haque, MD
Whitesburg, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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