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Ravi Salgia, MD
(773) 702-6149
5758 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL
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University of Chicago Hospital Hematology Onc
Specialties
Oncology

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Carmel Chou, MD
(708) 633-2052
15900 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mandalay Univ, Inst Of Med, Mandalay, Myanmar
Graduation Year: 1983

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John Michael McKeown, MD
(708) 342-1576
6703 159th St Ste 115
Tinley Park, IL
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1971

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Subramanya S Rao, MD
(708) 361-4778
12150 S Harlem Ave
Palos Heights, IL
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Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1990

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Elaine Lee Wade, MD
(708) 444-2226
6703 159th St Ste 107
Tinley Park, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Julia B Ashenhurst, MD
(708) 687-7200
15900 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1975

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Wasif Shirazi
(708) 361-4778
12150 S Harlem Ave
Palos Heights, IL
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Hematology / Oncology

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Neil Mehta
(708) 448-9393
7800 W 122nd St
Palos Heights, IL
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Vasantha Kumaraiah
(708) 532-5500
17732f South Oak Park Av
Tinley Park, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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William Sean O'Reilly, MD
(708) 361-4778
12824 S Pottawatomi Ct
Palos Heights, IL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Little Company Of Mary Hosp, Evergreen Pk, Il
Group Practice: O Reilly Medical Consultants Sc

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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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