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John Leslie Bondi, MD
(425) 228-3450
7425 86th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Valley Med Ctr, Renton, Wa

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Robert Glen Gronhovd, MD
(509) 466-4615
9103 Fortuna Dr
Mercer Island, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Sao Paulo, Fac De Med Ribeiro Preto, Ribeira Preto, Sp, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1967

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James Gordon Pelton, MD
(425) 451-3773
1135 116th Avenue North East South
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1981

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Nicholas Lee Kovach, MD
(425) 454-2148
1135 116th Ave NE Ste 230
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1984

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Andrew William Hing
(425) 646-0922
1280 116th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA
Specialty
Hematology

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Ronald Jay Berenson, MD
(206) 467-5000
Mercer Island, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1979

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Christopher R Flowers, MD
(206) 722-3085
Seattle, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1997

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John W Smith
(425) 454-2148
1135 116th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Kathryn D Crossland, MD
(425) 454-2148
1135 116th Ave NE Ste 230
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1984

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George Ernest Laramore, MD
(206) 598-4110
1135 116th Ave NE Ste 160MS # 356043
Bellevue, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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