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Caroline Bagley-Burnet, MS
(505) 820-0902
1018 Sierra Pinon
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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David Anthony Snyder, MD
(505) 955-7900
490A W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1973

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Leanna J Scott-Timperley
(505) 955-7900
490a W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Leanna J Scott-Timperle, MD
(505) 955-7900
490-A W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Alexander Lipsett, MD
(505) 986-5009
1462 Encina Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1965

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Jacob Amir, MD
(501) 228-7067
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: The Hebrew Univ, Hadassah Med Sch, Jerusalem, Israel
Graduation Year: 1960

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David A Snyder
(505) 955-7900
490a W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Timothy M Lopez
(505) 955-7900
490a W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Cherie Jean Hayostek
(505) 820-5233
455 St Michaels Drive
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Patrick Henry Judson, MD
(505) 955-7900
490-A W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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