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Leonard Le, MR
(402) 489-8821
120 Wedgewood Dr Ste A
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Wallace Carroll Peterson, MD
(402) 420-7000
201 S 68th Street Pl Ste 200
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1982

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Alan Richard Berg, MD
(402) 484-4900
201 South 68th Place Ste 200
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1980

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Undine Jean Howell-Burke
(402) 219-7930
555 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Alan R Berg
(402) 420-7000
201 S 68th Street Pl
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Phillip R Hynes
(402) 327-7300
201 South 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Wallace Cary Peterson
(402) 420-7000
201 S 68th Street Pl
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Nathan B Green
(402) 420-7000
201 S 68th Street Pl
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Mark D Carlson
(402) 420-7000
201 S 68th Street Pl
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Stacey K Knox
(402) 420-7000
201 S 68th Street Pl Ste 200
Lincoln, NE
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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