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Cause Of Squamous Cell Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Squamous cell cancer: It depends on the location of the body, skin, intraoral, anus etc. ...Read more
Many cases: Squamous cancer is a skin and epithelial malignancy with metastatic potential. It is associated with sun exposure, the edges of burns, and smoking. It is rather chemo resistant and is usually treated with surgery and radiation. It can be nasty and lethal so if you suspect a lesion, get it seen quickly. ...Read more
"Scaly": By definition, these mimic the squamous epithelial surfaces of the body that provide protection. Keratin pearls, prominent desmosomes, apoptosis of individual cells, staining for the distinctive molecules in these surfaces all help us define these entities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mets or not:
A superficial squamous Ca of skin which can be resected and free of any nodal metastasis, the most common form of lesion does not entitle anyone to govt. support.
When the lesion is in the viscera, that is bronchial Ca with nodal involvement or evidence of metastatic squamous of cervix and pt. receiving RT and chemo then one can apply for Govt support. ...Read more
Very malignnt.: This is a kind of squamous cancer that is poorly organized, or has no resemblance to what squamous lining should look like. It follows that this is a very serious cancer that must be treated very aggressively for any chance of a favorable outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Squamous bladder ca: It is a rare tumor about 5 % of all bladder tumors, majority are transitional cell type (tcc). It is associated with stones, diverticula in bladder and schistosomiasis a bladder infection seen in middle east and egypt. Primary treatment modality is surgery and sometimes radiation. Usually it is advanced stage or locally advanced when initially diagnosed. Growth rate is variable usually fast. ...Read more
Lung cancer spread: Sure it can I have seen it often ...Read more
Hard to answer: We don't refer to squamous cell carcinoma as ever being "end stage, " so it's hard to answer this question. Also, squamous cell cancer can arise from the skin of the face, or from the inside (mouth, sinuses) and extend out to the face. Please talk to your doctor for clarification. ...Read more
Is anal squamous cell cancer cureable? What kind of doctor should a person see if they suspect they have it? What is bowens disease?
Yes: Yes. I recommend being followed by a colo-rectal surgeon who could refer you to other physicians if necessary. ...Read more
I just developed a halo mole. Do i need to be concerned? I just had stitches removed from having a squamous cell cancer mole 3 days ago.
Why not?: They are qualified....Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: They are epithelial (skin) cancers.Get a more detailed answer ›
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