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William C Nichols
(406) 728-2539
500 W Broadway
Missoula, MT
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Hematology / Oncology

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Alan W Thomas
(406) 728-2539
500 West Broadway
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Linda M Ries
(406) 728-2539
500 West Broadway
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Katherine Lee Markette
(406) 329-5655
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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John M Trauscht
(406) 728-2539
500 West Broadway
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology

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Patrick Gibson Beatty, MD
(406) 728-2539
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Patrick Hospital, Missoula, Mt
Group Practice: Montana Cancer Specialists

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Margaret Murga Menendez, MD
(406) 329-5655
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1993

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Stephen F Speckart
(406) 728-2539
500 West Broadway
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Hematology, Hematology / Oncology

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Margaret Murga Menendez
(406) 329-5655
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Katherine Lee Markette, MD
(406) 329-5655
PO Box 4587
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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Missoula Adult Asperger Support Group
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