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Merla E Puray, MD
301 S Oak St Ste D
North Platte, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Todd Eugene Hlavaty, MD
(800) 662-0011
601 W Leota St
North Platte, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.Todd Hlavaty
(308) 696-7741
601 West Leota Street
North Platte, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Todd Hlavaty
(800) 662-0011
PO Box 1167
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Radiation Therapy

Addison Tolentino
601 W Leota St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology

Ifran Vaziri
(308) 696-8000
601 W Leota St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Leanna J Scott Timperley, MD
(505) 955-7900
1311 S Oak St Ste D
North Platte, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1992

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Leanna Timperley
(505) 955-7900
1311 S Oak St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Great Plains Regional Med Ctr

Michael Norgard
(800) 223-3064
4145 Carmichael Rd
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Hematologist, Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Callahan Cancer Ctr

Joni A Tilford, MD
(402) 484-4900
2611 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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