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George Frank Gjerset, MD
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1978

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Robert John Raish, MD
(360) 428-2146
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1980

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Houshang Shetabi, MD
(360) 856-7588
2000 Hospital Dr
Sedro Woolley, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1965

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David A Kantorowitz, MD
(360) 856-7200
2000 Hospital Dr
Sedro Woolley, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1983

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George Gjerset
(360) 428-2146
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Skagit Valley Hospital

George F Gjerset
(360) 424-4111
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Friedrich H Stutz, MD, BS,
(360) 757-2616
12582 Eagle Dr
Burlington, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Nicholas Saml Muff, MD
(253) 856-7581
2000 Hospital Dr
Sedro Woolley, WA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1972

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Jeffrey Howard Davis
(360) 257-9905
3475 N Saratoga St
Oak Harbor, WA
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Shoung Shetabi
(360) 428-2146
1415 E Kincaid St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Skagit Valley Hospital

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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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