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Melissa C Corcoran, MD
(801) 262-9494
13982 Hawberry Rd
Draper, UT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1990

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Shaukat Ibrahim Shaikh
(800) 732-7176
4021 S 700 E Ste 300
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Rene Brown Ledbetter
(800) 732-7176
4021 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Ronald Ernest Turk
(800) 732-7176
4021 S 700 E Ste 300
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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William Siegel
(800) 453-3030
4021 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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William Eliott Nibley, MD
(801) 263-3416
5770 S 250 E Ste 135
Murray, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1991

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Patricia Legant, MD
(801) 263-3003
164 E 5900 S Ste A106
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Primary Childrens Med Center, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut; Pioneer Valley Hospital, West Valley, Ut

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Patricia LeGant
(801) 263-3003
164 E 5900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Maheshwari Mahesh DeSai
(877) 825-3240
4021 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Kathleen Ellen Briscoe
(800) 732-7176
4021 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Hematology / 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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