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squamous cell cancer

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: It depends on the site of the cancer and stage of cancer. Squamous cell cancers of the skin are usually curable, but if in the lung, it is a much mor ... Read More
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Dr. John Hoffmann
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes if treated early: Squamous cell carcinoma can occur in many places. There are many factors to be considered in the prognosis. If these are diagnosed and treated early t ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Squamous cell cancer: It depends on the location of the body, skin, intraoral, anus etc.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Many cases: Squamous cancer is a skin and epithelial malignancy with metastatic potential. It is associated with sun exposure, the edges of burns, and smoking. ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
"Scaly": By definition, these mimic the squamous epithelial surfaces of the body that provide protection. Keratin pearls, prominent desmosomes, apoptosis of in ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: I believe disability is based upon the impairement caused by the cancer and not on the exact type of cancer. So some squamous cell cancers might caus ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Mets or not: A superficial squamous Ca of skin which can be resected and free of any nodal metastasis, the most common form of lesion does not entitle anyone to go ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Skin & other sites.: Squamous refers to the type of cancer as determined by microscopic appearance. They are common in the skin. The other sites are often smoking relate ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Lump or ulcer: Each is likely to be more firm than the surrounding tissue, and to penetrate deeply.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Very malignnt.: This is a kind of squamous cancer that is poorly organized, or has no resemblance to what squamous lining should look like. It follows that this is a ... Read More
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Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to answer: This is hard to answer because of limited info. There is no head and neck cancer that is referred to as "end stage." also, it's unclear what you mean ... Read More

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