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

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David C Faragher
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Andrew Gordon Antell, MD
(303) 418-7600
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co
Group Practice: Rocky Mountain Cancer Ctr

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

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

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

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Chad Adam Levitt, MD
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1999

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Daniel T Chin, MD
(303) 839-6530
1700 S Potomac St
Aurora, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: 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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