A 56-year-old member asked:
What are the odds of squamous cell cancer on your face spreading to lymph nodes?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras answered
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Low: If the squamous cell cancer is truly on the skin of your face, then the risk is low for small lesions. If the squamous cell cancer is on the lining of your mouth or oral/nasal passages, then the risk of spreading to the lymph nodes is much higher.
Answered on Jan 9, 2019
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