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Francene Mason, MD
(303) 735-0825
3100 Marine St UCB554,
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Lee Kent Mc Neely, MD
(303) 499-1355
905 Alpine Ave
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co; Presbyterian -St Lukes Med Ct, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Rocky Mountain Cancer Ctr

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Jenny Riggs Fox, MD
(303) 385-2000
1155 Alpine Ave Ste 360
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1996

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Francene Mason Fleegler, MD
1155 Alpine Ave Ste 360
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1977

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Andrew Gordon Antell
(303) 385-2000
4715 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Mark Anthony Sitarik, MD
(303) 385-2000
1155 Alpine Ave Ste 360
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1982

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John T Fleagle, MD
(303) 385-2000
1155 Alpine Ave Ste 360
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Boulder Comm Hosp, Boulder, Co; Longmont United Hosp, Longmont, Co
Group Practice: Rocky Mountain Cancer Ctr

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Leslie Thomas Busby, MD
(303) 385-2000
1155 Alpine Ave Ste 360
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1996

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Charles Clanton Rogers, MD
2505 4th St
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1960

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Jeremy R Geffen, MD
(303) 444-6814
4450 Arapahoe Ave Ste 100
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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