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Jeffrey Paul Letzer, DO
(269) 341-9200
1634 Gull Rd Uppr 103
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1986

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Marcia Kurlan Liepman, MD
(616) 373-7488
200 N Park St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1972

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Kelly J Lync, MD
(269) 341-9200
1634 Gull Rd Uppr 103
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Radhakrishna Vemuri, MD
(616) 373-7488
200 N Park St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi; Allegan Gen Hosp, Allegan, Mi
Group Practice: West Michigan Cancer Center

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Peter Boswell Hardin, MD
(269) 373-7442
200 N Park St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1993

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Katharina E Elliott, MD
(269) 341-6350
601 John St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1992

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Raymond Sterling Lord, MD
(616) 373-7488
200 N Park St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: West Michigan Cancer Center

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Keith Dale Bailey
(269) 226-8800
5010 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Sakthi L Vadivel, MD
200 N Park St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1964

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Jeffrey Paul Letzer
(269) 341-9200
1634 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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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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