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Bonnie Kay Goins, MD
902 N Riverside Rd
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1990

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Rajesh Naidu Kukunoor, MD
902 N Riverside Rd Ste 200
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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Rony M Abou-Jawde
(816) 271-1301
902 No Riverside Rd
St Joseph, MO
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Bonnie K Goins
(816) 271-7280
902 N Riverside Rd
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Vicram Gupta
(816) 271-1301
902 N Riverside Rd
St Joseph, MO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Vicram Gupta, MD
(816) 271-1301
902 N Riverside Rd Ste 200
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1975

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Robert C Johnson
(816) 271-7280
902 N Riverside Rd
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Raja Gopal Rao Rangineni, MD
(816) 232-0645
902 N Riverside Rd Ste 200
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kakatiya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Warrangal, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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Rajagopal Rangineni, MD
(816) 271-1301
902 N Riverside Rd Ste 200
Saint Joseph, MO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert T Weigand
(816) 271-1301
902 N Riverside Rd
St Joseph, MO
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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