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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Introduction

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Treatments for Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

  • Local skin excision by GP or dermatologist
  • Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen
  • Topical Chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil
  • Chemotherapy
  • Surgical resection
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Related Patient Stories

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Deaths

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Complications

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Causes of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Animations

Prognosis for Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Prognosis for Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: The prognosis depends on the stage of the tumour. Outcomes are best for patients with early stages of disease, with small tumours, no spread to lymph nodes, and no distant spread to other organs. Outcomes are also better for younger patients. Survival for squamous cell carcinoma is better.

Research about Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Clinical Trials for Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer:

The most common form of skin cancer - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Squamous Cell Skin Cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Squamous Cell Skin Cancer, or a subtype of Squamous Cell Skin Cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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