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Michael Wang, MD
1056 E 19th Ave Ste 115
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1996

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Timothy Price Garrington, MD
(303) 764-8365
1056 E 19h Ave B 115
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1991

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Shawn Young
(303) 831-6100
1601 E 19th Ave Ste 4500
Denver, CO
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Peter A McSweeny
(303) 388-4876
1800 Williams St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Daniel Brookoff
(303) 228-1255
1721 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Mark A Chidel
(303) 837-6860
1835 Franklin St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Scott Irvin Bearman
(303) 388-4876
1800 Williams St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Robert Melvin Rifkin
(303) 388-4876
1800 Williams St
Denver, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Julie Marie Fleitz, MD
(303) 861-6740
1056 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1995

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Nicholas Kenneth Foreman, MD
(303) 861-6776
1056 E 19th Ave Ste B115
Denver, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oxford Univ Med Sch, Oxford, Uk (352-09 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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