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Elias Hazzi, MD
1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 207
Ottumwa, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1989

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Nancy Collins O'Brien, MD
(641) 684-3000
931 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Ottumwa, Ia
Group Practice: Ottumwa Pediatrics

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Daniel A Rothfuss
(641) 684-2480
1001 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Maleka Ahmed
(641) 664-2145
507 N Madison St
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Medical Oncology & Hematology

Shawn Martin Jobe, MD
(319) 353-7109
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1999

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Maleka Zafreen Ahmed, MD
(641) 682-2514
1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 207
Ottumwa, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dhaka Med Coll, Dhaka Univ, Bangladesh (704-03 Pr 7/1972)
Graduation Year: 1982

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Elias Hazzi
(641) 682-2514
1003 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Elias Hazzi
(641) 682-2514
1003 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Med Onc and Hem of Ottumwa

Somasekhara Bandi
(641) 682-2514
1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 207
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Hematology-Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Saint Louis Cancer/Breast Inst

Tejvir Singh
(712) 322-4136
1 Edmundson Pl
Council Bluffs, IA
Specialty
Medical 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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