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Joseph F Schneider Jr, MD
(256) 551-6590
PO Box 1995
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
German
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al; Huntsville Hosp-West, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Comprehensive Cancer Institute

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Philip J McGee
(256) 705-4224
3601 Cci Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Brian Nicholson Mathews
(256) 705-4224
3601 Cci Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Marshall T Schreeder
(256) 705-4224
3601 Cci Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Jeremy K Hon
(256) 705-4224
3601 Cci Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Purvi K Shah
(256) 705-4224
3601 Cci Drive
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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John Waples
(256) 705-4224
3601 Cci Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Hematology, Medical Oncology

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Surrinder Paul Dang
(256) 713-1200
3601 Cci Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Dr.John Waples
(256) 705-4224
3601 CCI Drive Huntsville
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Lane Mathis Price
(256) 355-0370
1312 7th St Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Radiation 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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