Eyelid Cancer

  • 1. What is Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Eyelid cancer is a general term for cancer that occurs in or on the eyelid. The eyelid cancers are the skin cancers as eyelids contain the thinnest and most sensitive skin on our body, which means they’re easily affected by sun exposure. It is broadly categorized as an epithe...
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  • 2. Statistics of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Eyelid cancer accounts for about 5% to 10% of all skin cancers. Around 85% to 95% of eyelid cancers are basal cell skin cancers in non-Asian countries, and 70% of these cases occur in the lower eyelid. Squamous cell skin cancer and melanoma form 5% and less than 1% of all eyeli...
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  • 3. Risk Factors for Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. Some of the common risk factors that develop the risk of eyelid cancer include gender (more in white men), fair skin (people with light hair and l...
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  • 4. Prevention of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary of Eyelid Cancer Most of the causes of eyelid cancer are due to risk factors. Preventive measures need to be taken on same. Some of the preventive measures include wearing hats with at least a 3-inch brim to block up to half of the UVB rays from the eyes and eyelids, choosing s...
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  • 5. Signs and Symptoms For Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Eyelid cancer is diagnosed based on its symptoms. The signs and symptoms of eyelid cancer experienced by the individuals help describe a medical problem. Some of the common symptom of eyelid cancer include the change in the appearance of the eyelid skin, swelling of the eyelid,...
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  • 6. Diagnosis of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Different tests are available for eyelid cancer diagnosis development, depending on signs and symptoms, age and health status, types of tumor, and earlier medical tests. Physical examination, imaging tests, and biopsies are the diagnostic approaches for eye cancer diagnosis. Mo...
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  • 7. Stages and Grades of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary The stages of eye cancer help determine the tumor’s location and metastasis. The staging system of eyelid cancer uses diagnostic tests. A TNM staging system is used to identify the different stages of eyelid cancer. There are four stages of eye cancer – stages I through IV ...
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  • 8. Treatment of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Treatment recommendations depend upon the size, grade and type of tumor, metastasis, possible side effects, and patient’s preferences and overall health. The common treatment for eyelid cancer involves surgery (biopsy, Moh's surgery, cryosurgery, reconstructive surgery), remo...
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  • 9. Clinical Trials of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating eyelid cancer. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to radiation therapy or surgery, and new therapies are integrated into clinical trials of eyelid cancer. New treatments w...
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  • 10. Latest Research On Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Several latest research studies have been conducted to seek more information on eyelid cancer, related prevention methods, diagnostic process at the initial phase, and best treatment strategies. Advancement in surgery involves determining the importance of surgical procedures t...
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  • 11. Coping with Treatment of Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Eyelid cancer treatments result in causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations among the patients. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves with different effects. He...
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  • 12. Follow-up Care for Eyelid cancer
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for eyelid cancer refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the patients’ overall health. Both medical and physical examinations are included in the follow-up care of ...
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  • 13. Survivorship for Eyelid Cancer
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins immediately after the diagnosis of eyelid cancer. The patients under treatment and whose disease conditions are cured after the treatment are referred to as the cancer survivors. Survival is considered one of the most challenging aspects of eyelid cancer, as...
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  • 14. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Eyelid Cancer
  • Questions to ask after a diagnosis about Eyelid Cancer What type of eyelid cancer do I have?What is the position of the tumor?Is the tumor cancerous?What does a grade mean? And what is the grade of my tumor?Can you explain my pathology report?Should I get a second opinion?Does your practice inc...
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  • 15. Additional Resources for Eyelid Cancer
  • Here are a few links to help you find more about cancer  https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/eyelid-cancerhttps://www.healthline.com/health/lump-on-eyelid-cancer#eyelid-cancerhttps://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/eyes-and-vision/eyelid-cancer.html ...