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James Francis Plowden, MD
(336) 802-2500
302 Westwood Ave
High Point, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, Nc
Group Practice: Cornerstone Health Care Emerywood

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Susan Kidwell Williford, MD
(336) 802-2500
302 Westwood Ave
High Point, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1984

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James F Plowden
(336) 802-2500
302 Westwood Ave
High Point, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Vallathucherry Chakalakumbil Harish
(336) 802-2500
302 Westwood Ave
High Point, NC
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Kevin P McMullen
(336) 716-2255
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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George Herbert S Sanders, MD
(336) 802-2500
302 Westwood Ave
High Point, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1988

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Bernard Ravi Chinnasami, MD
(336) 802-2500
302 Westwood Ave
High Point, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Bart Alan Frizzell, MD
(336) 878-6036
601 N Elm St
High Point, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1996

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Sharon L Space, MD
Randleman, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1991

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Ann Jones Mc Cunniff, MD
(336) 716-4981
Medical Center Blvd,
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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