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Louise H Cragg
(641) 422-6300
1000 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Hematology, Medical Oncology

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Steven R Snyder
(641) 422-6300
1000 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Timothy Kirsch McKone, MD
(641) 422-6330
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Radiation Oncology Assoc

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Martha Anne Ryan, MD
(641) 422-6330
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1975

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David Christopher Fisher, MD
(515) 422-6630
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1989

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Walter W Bate
(641) 422-6300
1000 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Steven Robert Snyder, MD
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1989

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Louise H Cragg, MD
(641) 422-6320
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1990

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James H Simon
(641) 422-6330
1000 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Steven Robert Snyde, MR
(641) 422-6320
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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