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Jeremy R Flanagan
(816) 746-4570
8700 North Green Hills Rd.
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Lorraine A Lindstrom, MD
(913) 596-5010
8929 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1985

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Lori A Lindstrom
(913) 596-5010
8929 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Mark A Thompson
(816) 746-4570
8700 North Green Hills Rd.
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Robert E Pluenneke
(816) 746-4570
8700 North Green Hills Rd.
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Nadine K Johnson-Giannopoulous
(913) 299-8846
8919 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Vinay Raja
(913) 299-8846
8919 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Charles Richard Thomas, MD
(913) 299-3889
7714 Oakland Ave
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1985

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N Johnson Giannopoulos, MD
(913) 299-8846
8919 Parallel Pkwy Ste 326
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks; Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks
Group Practice: Kansas City Cancer Ctr

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Frank T Slovick
(816) 454-1658
2000 Ne Vivion Rd
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
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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