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Miles G Yeagley, MD
(719) 634-3782
113 Marland Rd S
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dax Kurbegov
(719) 365-6568
525 N Foote Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Hematology / Oncology

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Paul A DeCarolis
(719) 577-2555
3027 North Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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M Carmen Matei
(719) 577-2555
3027 N Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Charles Joseph Zinn, MD
(719) 577-2555
3027 N Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1977

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Larry D Dillon
(719) 473-7400
559 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
General Surgery, Surgical Oncology

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Robert Lynn Sayre, MD
(719) 577-2555
3027 N Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1979

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Matthew S Logsdon, MD
(719) 577-2555
3027 N Circle Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1997

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Jimmie Ray Crow, MD
(719) 630-8111
525 N Foote Ave Ste 202
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co; St Marys Hosp, Centralia, Il
Group Practice: Associates In General & Vsclr

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Jane Witter Ridings
(719) 365-6800
525 N Foote Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Radiation 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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