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James Russell Allen, MD
(573) 874-7800
1131 E Lakewood St
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1995

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Robert L Carolla
(417) 882-4880
3850 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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John Wendall Goodwin
(417) 820-8099
2115 S Fremont Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Patrick Leigh Gomez, MD
(417) 889-8099
2115 S Fremont Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert J Ellis
(417) 882-4880
3850 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Barry Michael Driver, MD
(417) 887-8605
4688 S Winsor Dr
Battlefield, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1981

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Gary L Hoos
(417) 820-8099
2115 S Fremont Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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John William Clouse, MD
(417) 269-6115
3850 S National Ave Ste 100
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1980

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Carlos A Perez
(417) 820-9365
2055 S Fremont
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Gary L Hoos, MD
(417) 889-8099
2115 S Fremont Ave Ste 3000
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Lester E Cox Med Ctr North, Springfield, Mo; St Johns Reg Health Center, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Cancer & Hematology Ctr

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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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