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

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Louis W Sullivan, MD MACP
200 Independence Ave SW Ste 615-F
Washington, DC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1958

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Mary Ann Richardso, MS
(202) 463-4900
1629 K St NW Ste 402
Washington, DC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Rodger Jeffery Winn, MD
(713) 840-6060
601 13th St NW Ste 500N
Washington, DC
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1963

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Padma Kamineni, MD
(202) 865-7698
2041 Georgia Ave 5th Fl Towers Bldg,
Washington, DC
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Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Nelson G Kalil, MD
(301) 774-6136
18111 Prince Philip Dr
Olney, MD
Business
Community Hematology Oncology Practicioners
Specialties
Oncology

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Gary L Guria, MR
(202) 639-8904
1455 F St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Onyinye C Onyekwere, MD
(617) 355-6350
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1995

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Fitzroy W Dawkins, MD
(202) 865-6625
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Emmanuel Abraham Nidhiry, MD
(301) 237-8472
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Gandhiji Univ, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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