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William Allen Robinson, MD
(303) 524-9998
7890 Humboldt Cir
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1962

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Karen E Kogel, MD
(303) 861-3302
2005 Franklin St Ste 505
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Michael John Mc Laughlin, MD
(303) 861-3162
2005 Franklin St Ste 505
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dalhousie Univ, Fac Of Med, Halifax, Ns, Canada
Graduation Year: 1980

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Richard B Hesky
(303) 860-9100
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Susan McInnes
(303) 861-3302
2045 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Tariq I Mughal, MD
(303) 861-3132
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Alice Marie Luknic, MD
(303) 860-9100
2005 Franklin St Bldg 1 Ste 170
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1988

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Elizabeth M Cyran
(303) 318-2250
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Alice M Luknic
(303) 860-9100
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Alvin Lafrance Beers, MD
(303) 861-3459
2005 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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