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Maura Lynne Campbell, MD
(615) 907-5530
3000 Grand Ave Apt 1015
Des Moines, IA
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: 1988

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Nilesh Arvindbhai Patel, MD
(515) 699-5999
3600 30th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Stephen R Stephenson, MD
(515) 241-6602
1200 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1973

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Bradley Scott Lair, MD
(515) 247-3970
1221 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Skiff Med Ctr, Newton, Ia
Group Practice: Medical Oncology & Hematology

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Angela Elizabeth Sandre
(515) 282-2921
1221 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Charles J Link Jr, MD
(515) 270-8931
11043 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1985

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Matthew L Hill
(515) 282-2921
1221 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Deborah Ann Turner, MD
(515) 247-3266
411 Laurel St Ste 2100
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Thomas R Buroker
(515) 282-2921
1221 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Loren Dennis Brown, DO
(515) 643-3970
411 Laurel St Ste A140
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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