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Susan M Freeman
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Susan Myers Freeman, MD
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1987

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Nicholas J DiBella
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Dennis L Carter
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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David Charles Faragher, MD
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1983

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James Eves Geddes
(303) 337-0559
1501 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Sami Diab, MD
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1988

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Sami Diab
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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William E Daniel
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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William Edward Daniel, MD
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Aurora -Sou, Aurora, Co; Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co
Group Practice: Rocky Mountain Cancer Ctr

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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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