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John Albert Shields, MD
(775) 329-0873
236 W 6th St Ste 400
Reno, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Reg Medctr, Reno, Nv; Washoe Med Ctr, Reno, Nv
Group Practice: Alpine Hematology-Oncology Ltd

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Steven Arthur Schiff, MD
(775) 329-0873
236 W 6th St Ste 400
Reno, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Reg Medctr, Reno, Nv; Washoe Med Ctr, Reno, Nv
Group Practice: Alpine Hematology-Oncology Ltd

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F Roy MacKintosh, MD, PHD
(775) 784-7500
1500 E 2nd St Ste 302
Reno, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Antonio Fontelonga
(775) 328-1747
1000 Locust Street #111
Reno, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ De Porto, Fac De Med, Porto
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Renown
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Forrest Craig Conrath
(775) 329-0222
85 Kirman Ave
Reno, NV
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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John A Shields
(775) 329-0873
236 W 6th St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Steven A Schiff
(775) 329-0873
236 W 6th St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Frederick Roy MacKintosh
(775) 328-1747
1000 Locust St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Michael Francois Kos, MD
(775) 982-4540
77 Pringle Way
Reno, NV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Saskatchewan, Coll Of Med, Saskatoon, Sask, Canada
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Washoe Med Ctr, Reno, Nv

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Gary Louis Abrass
(775) 329-0222
85 Kirman Ave
Reno, NV
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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