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A 31-year-old female asked:

My dad,70yo with polycitemia (therapy= hidroxiurea).found 3 squamous cell carcinomas in face. are 2 carcinomas metastasis/diffusion of the first one?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Multiple primaries: Skin cancers often pop up in multiple places around the same time due to longstanding sun exposure. It's important to know this isn't spread.
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