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Richard Allen Morrison, MD
(816) 373-2700
17525 Medical Center Pkwy
Independence, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1960

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Stephen Dale Smith, MD
(816) 313-2677
6601 Winchester Ave Ste 230
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1971

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Patrick William Townsend, MD
(816) 313-2677
6601 Winchester Ave Ste 230
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Aerospace Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jorge Cesar Paradelo, MD
(816) 313-2677
6601 Winchester Ave Ste 230
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Rosario, Fac De Med, Rosario-Sf, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Research Med Ctr, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Radiation Oncology

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Joaquina Celebre Baranda, MD
(913) 588-6029
4801 E Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jay Stuart Robinow, MD
(816) 313-2677
6601 Winchester Ave Ste 230
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1985

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Susan Michelle Smith, MD
(816) 363-2100
6601 Winchester Ave Ste 230
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jorge C Paradelo
(816) 313-2677
6601 Winchester Ave
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Scott Cameron Cozad, MD
(816) 313-2677
6601 Winchester Ave Ste 230
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo; North Kansas City Hospital, N Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Therapeutic Radiologist Inc

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Manana Elia, MD
(816) 478-2050
4881 Goodview Cr
Lees Summit, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tbilisi State Med Inst, Tbilisi, Georgia
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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