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Dr.Thomas McFarland
(608) 287-2552
1 S Park St # 4
Madison, WI
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M
Speciality
Oncologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Peter Ayer Beatty, MD
(608) 252-7710
1 S Park St 1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1977

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David Larry Hei, MD
(608) 287-2552
1 S Park St
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1993

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James E Engeler
(608) 252-8000
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Michael S Frontiera, MD
(608) 252-8204
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1980

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Edward Prendergast, MD
(608) 252-8000
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1973

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Roy Hyuk Kim, MD
(608) 252-8222
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1994

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Yamil M Arbaj, MD
(608) 252-8204
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Charles Hallam Diggs, MD
(608) 252-8204
1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1972

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Douglas Gordon Mc Neel, MD
Madison, WI
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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