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Bobby Earl Cogburn, MD
(870) 425-5354
PO Box 369
Mountain Home, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Baxter Reg Med Ctr, Mountain Home, Ar
Group Practice: Cogburn Cancer Clinic

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Bobby Cogburn
(870) 425-5354
Po Box 369
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Cogburn Cancer Clinic

Balagopalan Nair
(501) 219-8777
9500 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Shahid Hameed
(870) 535-2800
7200 S Hazel St
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Christopher Hays Pope, MD
(501) 280-0983
3824 Oakwood Rd
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1993

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Richard Bruce White
(870) 425-4402
628 Hospital Dr
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Kamal Patel
(501) 219-8777
9500 Lile Dr
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Donna Jeanne Zahniser
(870) 862-0532
615 Thompson
El Dorado, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Kristie L Gast
(479) 709-7410
1502 Dodson Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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S William Ross, MD
(501) 666-0764
9 Pinnacle Pt
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1946

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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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