Basal Cell Carcinoma Treatment Kailua Kona HI

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Basal Cell Carcinoma Treatment. You will find informative articles about Basal Cell Carcinoma Treatment, including "Cancers And Benign Lesion Of The Eyelids Causes And Treatments". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Kailua Kona, HI that can help answer your questions about Basal Cell Carcinoma Treatment.

Christopher Joseph Trauth, MD
(808) 322-6910
PO Box 1508
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1974

Data Provided By:
Christopher Trauth
(409) 899-7180
690 N 14th St FL 3
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Abilene Hem Onc Grp

Robert Warren Wilkinson, MD
(808) 942-8144
1319 Punahou St Ste 1050
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1967

Data Provided By:
Edward Ling Sung Jim, MD
(808) 373-4690
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Head And Neck Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1955

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

Data Provided By:
Larry W Henry
(808) 322-6948
79-1019 Haukapila St
Kealakekua, HI
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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

Data Provided By:
Dr.Charles Miller
(808) 432-0000
3288 Moanalua Road
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1970
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Kaiser Foundation Hosp, Honolulu, Hi
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
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

Data Provided By:
Larry W Henry
(808) 322-6948
79-1019 Haukapila St
Kealakekua, HI
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Eyes-and-Vision.com


Copyright 2006-2010 Vision Health