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Elaine Griffin Galindez, MD
(423) 877-1065
2051 Hamill Rd Ste 104
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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Sylvia Lynne Krueger, MD
(423) 339-0300
353 Worth St
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Blue Ridge Medical Oncology

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Salvador Bruno
(706) 866-0734
4750 Battlefield Pkwy
Ringgold, GA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Michael A Stipanov
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Frank Charles Kimsey, MD
(423) 495-7736
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1989

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Howell B Dalton Jr, MD
(423) 877-3082
2051B Hamill Rd
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1982

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Steven A Elg, MD
(423) 472-6561
75 Ben Dr NW
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1985

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Russell Allen Jones, MD
(423) 698-1844
605 Glenwood Dr Ste 200
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1965

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Eric Robert Ellis, MD
(423) 495-3748
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1985

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Charles A Portera
(423) 622-2494
721 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Surgical Oncology

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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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