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Petya Lee Perkins, MD
(704) 481-1848
PO Box 1046
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1976

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Donald S Miller, MD
(704) 482-8936
1405 N Lafayette St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1962

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Forrest Leigh Thompson, MD
(704) 865-5216
201 E Grover St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr.Matthew Rees
(828) 286-9036
181 Daniel Road
Forest City, NC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Rutherford
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Robert Morris Doline, MD
(704) 333-7376
Comprehensive Cancer Ctr 2525 Court Dr
Gastonia, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, Nc; Rowan Reg Med Ctr, Salisbury, Nc
Group Practice: Southeast Radiation Oncology Group Matthews Rad Oncology; Southeast Radiation Oncology Group Pa; Southeast Radiation Oncology Group Rock Hill Rad Oncolog

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Helen Ross Maddux, MD
(704) 487-3144
201 E Grover St
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1980

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Donald Scott Murinson, MD
(704) 482-8936
1405 N Lafayette St Ste B
Shelby, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Nc; Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, Nc
Group Practice: Regional Cancer Center Moses Cone Health System

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Matthew Rees
(828) 286-9036
181 Daniel Rd
Forest City, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Matthew McGuire Rees, MD
(828) 286-9036
PO Box 1560
Forest City, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Helen Maddux
(617) 381-7115
No address on file
Shelby, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Associated Hospitals
Southeast Radiation Oncology Group Matthews Rad 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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