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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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John Michael Strother, MD
(503) 223-1343
4351 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 2000

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Charles David Blanke, MD
(503) 494-1556
MC L-586 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kellie J Nazemi
(503) 494-1543
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Karen Lynn Kwong
(503) 494-5501
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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R Mark Vetto, MD
(503) 223-3337
3330 SW Fairmount Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Rachel Elizabeth Sanborn, MD
(503) 494-8534
Mailcode L-586 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1999

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Henry Stacy Nicholson, MD
(503) 494-1543
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jennifer Lynn Lycette, MD
(503) 494-9000
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 2000

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Kevin G Billingsley, MD
(503) 494-5501
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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