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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Just three words?...: We all have squamous cells; can't live without them. If you did not ask for premium, paid services, then this HealthTap public forum is free. Post a l ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Squamous: Describes the tile like architecture of cells; however, their behavior is deranged, nuclei irregualrly enlarged and do not respect boundaries.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Depends: It depends on what organ is involved with this cancer. Surveillance ct or pet/ct may be able to show if the cancer has spread.
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is typically treated with surgery. Radiation is used in some cases. The reconstruction depends on the location, si ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Usually no: But they can.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Squamous cell cancer: It is not impossible for squamous cell cancers to show up in "bunches." some chemotherapeutic medications that can trigger these. Early exposure to ra ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Skin: These cells form our skin and other "barrier" tissues. Specifically the palms and soles are great examples!
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A female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Get it removed: Only sure way to differentiate if it is locally invasive basal cell carcinoma with no potential to metastasize versus lethal squamous cell carcinoma ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on site: Squamous cell carcinomas of the skin are usually slow growing and metastasize only infrequently. Squamous cell carcinomas of the lung are lethal and ... Read More
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