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where can squamous cell cancers develop?

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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 related and include head and neck, lung, esophagus and anus. Other sites also are rarely seen.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Any where: While it is most common on sun exposed areas, it can develop anywhere on your skin.
Answered on Apr 16, 2013

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