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Chanchamma A Thannikkary, MD
(252) 537-1717
212 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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Mahendra Patel, MD
(252) 537-0134
270 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Halifax Memorial Hospital, Roanoke Rapid, Nc
Group Practice: Halifax Medical Specialists Pa

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James A Stockman III, MD
(919) 929-0461
111 Silver Cedar Ct
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1969

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Ronald Dean Butler, MD
(704) 593-0244
101 WT Harris Blvd Ste 5203
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1986

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Richard F Williams, MD
(704) 783-3000
200 Medical Park Dr Ste 145
Concord, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mahendra S Patel
(252) 537-0134
270 Smith Church Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Chanchamma Thannikkary
(212) 639-6902
212 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Associated Hospitals
Roanoke Valley Cancer Ctr

Sowjanya Nagabhirava, MD
2800 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1995

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Sharon Taylor
(919) 620-4467
3404 Wake Forest Rd Ste 202
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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David Manfield Brizel, MD
(919) 668-5637
PO Box 3085 Science Dr,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Duke University Med Ctr, Durham, Nc
Group Practice: Duke Univ Med Ctr

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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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