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Dr.Brian Bates
(205) 960-3921
1308 Bowman Road
Birmingham, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: St James Community Hospital, Butte, Mt
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Kent A Tucker
(205) 856-8488
100 Pilot Medical Drive
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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William Jack Hammack, MD
(205) 467-2981
1000 Saint Clair Rd
Springville, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1953

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Monnette Sharae Baker
(205) 502-6206
1528 Carraway Blvd
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Hematology

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Omer Burnett
(205) 934-5038
619 19th St S
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Shailendra Lakhanpal
(205) 856-8488
100 Pilot Medical Drive
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Shailendra Lakhanpal, MD
(205) 838-3070
44 Medical Park Dr E Ste A
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Med Scis, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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Allen Lynwood Yeilding, MD
(205) 502-4700
1500 25th St N
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Carraway Methodist Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al

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Balaganesh Gopurala, MD
1600 Carraway Blvd
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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James Alan Bonner, MD
(205) 934-2761
619 19th St S # WTI105
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Healthsouth Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Kirklin Clinic

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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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