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Chamath R De Silva
(720) 536-7200
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Andrew Steven Kraft, MD
(303) 443-4200
13885 Dogleg Ln
Broomfield, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1975

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Pedro Santabarbara, MD, PHD
(303) 546-7852
2860 Wilderness Pl
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Patrick Lee Moran
(303) 385-2000
4715 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Jenny R Fox
(303) 385-2000
4715 Araphoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Thomas P Hyde
(720) 536-7200
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Jeremy R Geffen, MD
(303) 444-6814
4450 Arapahoe Ave Ste 100
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10
Graduation Year: 1986

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Ann M Ptaszynski, MD
(303) 546-7850
2860 Wilderness Pl
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Pablo Jorge Cagnoni, MD
(303) 546-7827
2860 Wilderness Pl
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1986

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Andrew Gordon Antell
(303) 385-2000
4715 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, 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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