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Edith K Graves
(334) 749-3385
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Linda Lee Farmer
(334) 528-4411
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Wesley Glisson
(334) 705-1070
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Uttam Kumar Podder, MD
(334) 864-0084
921 Harvard Pl
Auburn, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dhaka Med Coll, Dhaka Univ, Bangladesh (704-03 Pr 7/1972)
Graduation Year: 1987

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Edith Graves
121 N 20th St Ste 6
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Internal Medcn Assoc

Linda L Farmer, MD
(334) 705-3336
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Brandon Scott Johnson
(334) 528-4411
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Wesley Clayton Glisson, MD
(334) 705-1070
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: East Alabama Med Ctr, Opelika, Al
Group Practice: East Alabama Cancer Ctr

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John Blythe
(305) 229-9919
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Associated Hospitals
Internal Medcn Assocs

Brandon Johnson
(304) 623-3461
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Associated Hospitals
East Alabama Medcl 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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