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STE 400
(703) 280-5390
8503 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA
Business
Fairfax Northern Virginia Hematology & Oncolo
Specialties
Oncology

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Isaias Tesfazion, MD
(703) 471-6550
6109 Thomas Dr
Springfield, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Addis Ababa Univ, Fac Of Med, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Haile Sellassie)
Graduation Year: 1980

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Boyd Frederick Helmkamp, MD
(703) 698-7100
3289 Woodburn Rd Ste 320
Annandale, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1971

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Hans Bartold Krebs, MD
(703) 698-7100
3289 Woodburn Rd Ste 320
Annandale, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Hamburg, Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Fak Med, Hamburg (407-21 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1973

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Gurvinder Singh Shaheed, MD
(707) 571-4000
6651 Kelsey Point Cir
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Alisan Gordon Blashill, MD
Springfield, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1990

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Annette Bicher, MD
3289 Woodburn Rd
Annandale, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.John Elkas
(703) 698-7100
3289 Woodburn Road #100
Annandale, VA
Gender
M
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Fairfax Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Alfred Bennette Brooks, MD
(202) 782-7894
Springfield, VA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1977

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Nassar Farid Khan
(703) 560-8444
2826 Old Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA
Specialty
Hematology, 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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