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Michael Eamon O'Dwyer, MD
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Galway, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Galway
Graduation Year: 1990

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Suman Malempati
(503) 494-1543
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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John M Strothe, MR
(503) 494-8534
Mail Code L586 3181 SW Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kathleen Kemmer
(503) 494-8534
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Raul Orestes Parra, MD
(904) 953-0414
1500 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Cadiz, Fac De Med, Cadiz, Spain
Graduation Year: 1980

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Luke Nathaniel Walker, MD
(503) 494-8534
3181 SW Sam Jackson Pk Rd OP28
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1998

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Rodney Francis Pommier
(503) 494-5501
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Christopher Adam Canning
(503) 494-8756
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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James U Iwaniec, MD
(503) 220-8262
3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kathryn E Richert-Boe, MD
(503) 273-5015
3530 NE Multnomah St
Portland, OR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Med Ctr, Sch Of Med, Kansas C
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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