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can squamous cell of the scalp be treated?

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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, size, and depth of the skin cancer.
Answered on May 30, 2016
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