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How Fast Does Squamous Cell Cancer Spread To Lymph Nodes
Depends: There are several different types of squamos cell carcinomas, scc. For instance scc of the skin is not aggressive and very rarely spreads rapidly to lymph nodes. Scc of the lung is very aggressive and spreads rapidly. ...Read more
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
How long can squamous cell cancer of the lower eyelid go untreated before it spreads to lymph glands or the eye itself ?
What is the prognosis and survival rate for squamous cell carcinoma in the jawbone with only a couple of small lymph nodes involved?
Mandibular SCC: Head/ neck carcinomas including mandibular (jaw bone) squamous cell are staged according to size and lymph node involvement. This staging is the most important factor in survival and prognosis. Prognosis is improved with adequate surgery (complete removal with negative margins) and lymph node dissection. Radiation is possibly used to improve local recurrence rates. See a head and neck surgeon. ...Read more
Very high: Neglected sqamous cell skin cancer is a very lethal lesion. It rapidly penetrates to deeper layers of skin , spread to regional lymph nodes. Early detection and wide excision will assure cure if you see a non healing ulcer seek the help of your physician for early diagnosis and cure. ...Read more
Depends: Most squamous cancers of the skin do not metastasize but some do. Many factors involved including the size of the tumor, its location, and microscopic appearance. ...Read more
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
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
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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
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
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
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.
Show your Derm: If your dermatologist did not do a full body check, and you are concerned, let them know. ...Read more
Yes: They are epithelial (skin) cancers.Get a more detailed answer ›
Squamous cell cancer: It depends on the location of the body, skin, intraoral, anus etc. ...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 more
See any doctor: Your regular doctor should be able to check you if you have suspicious spots on your skin and probably can even take a biopsy to make the diagnosis. If you are diagnosed with squamous cell skin cancer then you probably should see a skin cancer specialist such as a mohs surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon for treatment as these can be aggressive cancers. ...Read more
I have Squamous cell cancer on the top part of my left breast near the body attachment for the breast. Should I worry about breast cancer. 7 yrs now ?
Squamous cell CA: Squamous cell cancer is a cancer that metastasizes. Ie it spreads. Of course get it taken care of. as soon as you can. ...Read more
How long does it take squamous cell carcinoma spread to lymph node. Spot on arm three years. Then grew fast to ugly monster. Already biopsied as scc.
Diagnosis: stage 1 or t1 squamous cell carcinoma, just below glans on penis underside. What is percentage chance it has spread to lymph or elsewhere?
Really: This is really something your doctor should discuss with you. ...Read more
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