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John E Gamboa
(208) 672-1000
9357 W Emerald St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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James Albert Wolf Jr, MD
(208) 342-7033
222 N 2nd St Ste 304
Boise, ID
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Reg Medctr, Boise, Id; St Alphonsus Reg Med Ctr, Boise, Id

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Jonathan N Swerdloff, MD
(208) 467-6700
308 E Hawaii Ave
Nampa, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Stephanie Hodson
(208) 367-3131
1055 North Curtis Road
Boise, ID
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: St Alphonsus Reg Med Ctr, Boise, Id
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Alice Myra Forsythe, MD
(208) 367-3131
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1980

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Bonita Klahn Vestal
(208) 385-7868
1502 W Franklin St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Bonita H Klahn Vestal, MD
(208) 385-7868
1502 W Franklin St
Boise, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1971

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Stephanie Brooke Hodson
(208) 367-3131
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Larry Fiorentino, MD
(208) 463-6030
308 E Hawaii Ave
Nampa, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1995

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David Alan Koeplin, MD
(208) 367-3156
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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