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Jami Frost
(505) 272-4461
Acc FL 3
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
University NM Childrens Hosp

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

Mark Wesselman
(505) 262-7734
5400 Gibson Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Lovelace Health Systems

George Ritcher
(505) 843-7813
2243 Main Ave
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Gynecological Oncology
Associated Hospitals
S W Gyn Oncology Assocs Inc

Irving Shemano
(919) 684-8964
11512 Penfield Ln NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Fachyi Lee
(505) 272-4551
900 Camino De Salvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Internist, Hematologist, Oncologist, Physician
Associated Hospitals
Cancer Research/Treatment Ctr

Melanie Royce
(505) 272-6337
900 Camino De Salut Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Internist, Hematologist, Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Univ of New Mexico

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

Claire Verschraegen
(505) 272-6760
900 Camino de Salud NE, rm MS C084630
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Univ of New Mexico

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

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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