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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Of what?: You can have squamous cell of the skin which is almost always curable, of the cervix which is also very curable if found early, or of the lung or esop ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It depends: A low-grade squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth metastatic to one neck lymph node may get a cure. A low-grade lung cancer with bone metastases may k ... Read More
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Statisics vs. n-of-1: Oncologists are good at giving prognostic life expectancy statistics for a population of patients with a specific cancer (with associated grade, stage ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Uncertain: It is notoriously difficult to predict the life span in a given patient, especially without knowing all of the person's medical history.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can be: Squamous cell cancer in advanced untreated forms can be life threatening. It can be locally aggressive by invading critical structures and can also r ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
SCC: Squamous cells are normal epithelial cells present in a layer of the skin called the epidermis. When the architecture of the cell is distorted, sever ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Subtype of cancer: It only means-a subtype of cancer. Nothing much. The treatment, prognosis etc- will depend on where is this cancer located primarily? , what is the s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
SCC: Squamous cells are normal epithelial cells present in a layer of the skin called the epidermis. When the architecture of the cell is distorted, sever ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Every case needs to addressed individually as to site, lymph node or organ involvement. Once removed, an oncologist will help plan a treatment course.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: Even in the lung, squamous cell carcinomas are usually silent until they have become large enough to cause coughing up of blood -- one of the common ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: In order to spread the MMP enzyme which theoretically allows more easy entrance of the tumor cells into the blood stream in actuality breaks the con ... Read More

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