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Darrell Louie Speed, MD
(479) 964-9118
1808 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Russellville, Ar
Group Practice: St Mary's Regional Cancer Ctr

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Cynthia Claire Hines, MD
(479) 964-9118
1808 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Cynthia Hines
(479) 964-9118
1808 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Associated Hospitals
St Mary'S Regional Cancer Ctr

Raman Desiken
(479) 967-6565
1808 W Main St Ste 200
Russellville, AR
Specialty
Oncologist
Associated Hospitals
Arkansas Oncology Assocc

Mehmet Kocoglu
(501) 686-8000
4301 W Markham St # 783
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Cynthia R Hines
(479) 964-9119
1808 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Darrell Speed
(479) 964-9118
1808 W Main St
Russellville, AR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
St Mary's Regional Cancer Ctr

A. Desikan
(479) 967-6565
Russellville, AR
Specialty
Oncologist

Malcolm L Hayward
(479) 587-1700
3232 N Northhills Blvd
Fayetteville, AR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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John Paul Lytle, MD
(806) 793-4206
1609 W 40th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1977

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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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