A 48-year-old member asked:
How is verrucous carcinoma treated?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Usually operated: Historically, we have taught that these cancers should be operated and especially that radiation should not be used as a substitute. Whether this is still true is a question your surgeon can answer, and may depend on the location (upper airway, genitals, other).
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Radiation Oncology 24 years experience
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Last updated Jan 25, 2013
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