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Susan Christine Delgalvis
(970) 244-7500
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Donna L Mc Fadden, MD
(970) 244-2457
750 Wellington Ave # 1628
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1976

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Vernon James King
(970) 244-2442
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Irene Monica Minkoff
(970) 244-7500
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Joanne Virgilio
(970) 244-2457
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Donna Lee McFadden
(970) 244-2457
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Gayle Patrice Miller
(970) 244-2442
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Douglas Brent Rock
(970) 244-2442
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Richard Kimber Gibson
(970) 244-7500
750 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Barbara Julie Zind, MD
(970) 243-5437
PO Box 10700
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
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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