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Arnella Catherine Hennig, MD
(503) 561-5135
665 Winter Street
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1984

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Matthew Seth Gordon, MD
(503) 561-5135
Department Radonc 875 Oak Street South East South
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Williamette Valley Med Ctr, McMinnville, Or; Salem Hospital, Salem, Or
Group Practice: Radiation Therapy Consultants Pc

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Theodore Joseph Williamson, MD
(503) 561-5294
875 Oak St SE Ste 1080
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Willamette Falls Hospital, Oregon City, Or; Williamette Valley Med Ctr, McMinnville, Or; Salem Hospital, Salem, Or
Group Practice: Radiation Therapy Consultants Pc

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William C Pierce
(503) 561-6444
875 Oak St Se
Salem, OR
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Jerome Creighton Weeber, MD
(503) 378-1395
875 Oak St SE Ste 5030
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1958

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Nancy S Boutin
(503) 561-5419
875 Oak St Se
Salem, OR
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Nancy J Reyes Molyneux, MD
(503) 561-5135
Department Radiology Oncol 875 Oak Street South Ea
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1992

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Paul Robert Kucera, MD
(503) 561-7272
875 Oak St SE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1979

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Peter Alan Rasmussen, MD
(503) 561-6444
875 Oak St SE Ste 4030
Salem, OR
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1971

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Theodore J Williamson
(503) 561-5294
875 Oak St Se Ste 1080
Salem, OR
Specialty
Radiation 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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