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Dotun Oyedijo
PO Box 25555
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Radiation Oncology Assoc

Amyn Alidina
(505) 842-8171
Elm & Carlton Sts
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Amanda Story
(605) 336-0515
4650 Jefferson Ln Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Medical X-Ray Ctr

Luis Padilla-Paz
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Oncologist

Robert Geller
(410) 955-8964
4901 Lang Ave, NE
Albuquerque, NM
Associated Hospitals
NMOHC

William Adler
(808) 242-6464
2180 Main St
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Internist, Hematologist, Oncologist, Physician
Associated Hospitals
Maui Medical Group Inc

Jeffrey Hanrahan
Ambulatory Care Center/3rd FL
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
University Of New Mexico

Barbara Wai
(505) 256-6425
1501 San Pedro Dr Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology

Ronald Hochman
(770) 471-7778
213 Arrowhead Blvd Ste A
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Internist, Hematologist, Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Minnesota Senior Cancer Care Consult

Joel Elconin
4901 Lang Ave Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
New Mexico Onc Hem Consolt

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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