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Rahul Nath Dewan, DO
(812) 376-5550
4853 Timber Ridge Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of N Tx Hlth Sci Ctr, Tx Coll Osteo Med, Ft Worth Tx 76107
Graduation Year: 1981

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David Paul Gray, MD
(317) 924-4022
2400 17th St
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dolores Olivarez
(812) 522-2349
411 W Tipton St
Seymour, IN
Specialty
Oncologist

Rahul Dewan
(317) 962-3172
4853 Timber Ridge Dr
Columbus, IN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Louis Kayitalire, MD
(317) 655-1941
Lilly Corporate Ctr,
Indianapolis, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Edwin Watkins
(812) 376-5544
2400 17th Street
Columbus, IN
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Rahul Nath DeWan
(812) 376-5544
2400 17th St
Columbus, IN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Edwin Watkins
(317) 962-3172
2400 17th St
Columbus, IN
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
IN Community Cancer Care Ctr

Ray Edward Drasga
(219) 661-1640
1205 S Main St
Crown Point, IN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Charles Michael Shapiro, MD
(312) 236-6730
801 Macarthur Blvd Ste 401
Munster, IN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1954

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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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