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Bruce Gentry Tripp, MD
(912) 466-5217
1 Orange Grove Lndg
Saint Simons Island, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1985

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Bruce G Tripp
(912) 466-5100
2500 Starling St
Brunswick, GA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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William Scott Kellogg
(912) 262-1340
118 North Park Drive
Brunswick, GA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Salim M Osta
(912) 265-1212
3226 Hampton Ave
Brunswick, GA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Abraham Cheong, MD
(912) 261-0080
1111 Glynco Pkwy Ste 500
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1993

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Timothy L McIntire
(912) 261-2669
3011 Hampton Ave
Brunswick, GA
Specialty
Hematology

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William Scott Kellogg, MD
(912) 262-1340
2301 Parkwood Dr
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1991

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Salim Osta, MD
(912) 265-1212
3226 Hampton Ave
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1962

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Timothy A Jamieson
(912) 466-5100
2500 Starling St
Brunswick, GA
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Duane Patrick Moores, MD
1111 Glynco Pkwy
Brunswick, GA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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