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William Ferrell Terry, MD
(423) 525-0228
2201 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp Of East Tenn, Knoxville, Tn; East Tennessee Childrens Hosp, Knoxville, Tn; Fort Sanders Reg Med Ctr, Knoxville, Tn; St Marys Health System, Knoxville, Tn; Fort Sanders Parkwest Med Ctr, Knoxville, Tn; Univ Of Tenn Mem Hospital, Knoxv

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Matthew James Mc Carty, MD
(423) 541-1720
1915 White Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1988

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Paul S Dudrick
(865) 524-3695
501 19th St
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Victoria L Castaneda, MD
(865) 541-8266
Koppel Plz 2018 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1979

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Daniel D Scaperoth, MD
(865) 541-1155
1915 White Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ray Carl Pais
(865) 541-8266
2018 Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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S Spence Mc Cachren, MD
(865) 541-1720
1915 White Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1978

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Tommy Edmonds Morgan, MD
(865) 524-3208
501 19th St Ste 701
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Richard T Grapski
(865) 541-1720
1915 White Avenue
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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S Spence McCachren, MD
(865) 541-1720
1915 White Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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