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Susan E Myers-Freeman, MD
(303) 418-7600
5260 Preserve Pkwy S
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dianne Renee Metcalf, MD
(617) 732-6987
Littleton, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr.Kevin Davis
(303) 781-9090
701 E Hampden Ave # 210
Englewood, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Changhu Chen, MD
(303) 762-1082
1739 E Girard Pl Apt 826B
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hunan Med Coll, Changsha, Hunan, China
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Mary Jo Schmitz
(303) 781-9090
701 E Hampden Ave # 210
Englewood, CO
Gender
F
Speciality
Oncologist
General Information
Hospital: Swedish
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 12, reviews.

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Kevin Paul Davis, MD
(303) 781-9090
701 E Hampden Ave Ste 210
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1984

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Edward B Arenson Jr, MD
(303) 788-8675
701 E Hampden Ave Ste 370
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dianne Renee Metcalf, MD
(303) 744-6976
5759 Green Oaks Dr
Greenwood Village, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1994

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Lillian Klancar, MD
(303) 788-8675
701 E Hampden Ave Ste 370
Englewood, 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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Michael Theodore Parra, MD
(303) 733-9971
401 W Hampden Pl
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Hematology-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Porter Adventist Hosp, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Colorado Hematology Oncology

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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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