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Janalyn Prows, MD
(402) 354-4104
793 Eastern Byp
Richmond, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1984

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Roger A Fleischman, MD, PHD
(859) 281-4956
1101 Veterans Dr # 111-E
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Michael A Doukas, MD
(859) 281-4956
1101 Veterans Dr
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Linda Hathaway
(606) 836-0202
122 Saint Christopher Dr
Richmond, KY
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Richmond Regional Oncology Ctr

Douglas Martin
(859) 258-6505
Rad Medicine
Nicholasville, KY
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Lexington Radiation Therapy

Milton Owens Nelson, MD
(859) 269-0512
1209 Walkers Way
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Scott Thos Pierce, MD
(859) 224-3194
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michael Edward Horn, MD
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1996

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Robin Reams
(606) 523-2200
1710 Cumberland Falls Hwy
Berea, KY
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Southeastern KY Radiation Ctr

Bojana Stevich
Lexington, KY
Associated Hospitals
Univ of Kentucky Healthcare

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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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