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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

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

Ian J Okazaki
(808) 522-4333
888 S King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Jane H Uyehara-Lock, MD
(808) 432-8820
3288 Moanalua Rd
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Charles Francis Miller, MD
(808) 432-8586
3288 Moanalua Rd
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Kaiser Foundation Hosp, Honolulu, Hi

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

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Francis T Od, MD
(808) 536-4431
1380 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Aileen Eiko Denny, MD
(808) 486-2414
98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 610
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1977

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Paul C Coty
(808) 243-6000
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Keith Y Terad, MR
1329 Lusitana St Ste 803
Honolulu, 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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