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Squamous Cell (Overview)

Describes the tile like architecture of cells; however, their behavior is deranged, nuclei irregualrly enlarged and do not respect boundaries.


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What is the definition or description of: squamous cell?

What is the definition or description of: squamous cell?

Squamous: Describes the tile like architecture of cells; however, their behavior is deranged, nuclei irregualrly enlarged and do not respect boundaries. ...Read more

Squamous Cell (Overview)

Describes the tile like architecture of cells; however, their behavior is deranged, nuclei irregualrly enlarged and do not respect boundaries.


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How can they tell if squamous cell carcenoma has spread?

How can they tell if squamous cell carcenoma has spread?

Depends: It depends on what organ is involved with this cancer. Surveillance ct or pet/ct may be able to show if the cancer has spread. ...Read more

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Living with Sickle Cell Disease (Checklist)

Keep doctor's appointments
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Go to lab appointments
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Keep oxygen up by maintaining low weight, no smoking
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Describe the purpose of a keratinized stratified squamous cell (keratinocyte).?

Describe the purpose of a keratinized stratified squamous cell (keratinocyte).?

Skin: These cells form our skin and other "barrier" tissues. Specifically the palms and soles are great examples! ...Read more

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Where can squamous cell cancers develop?

Where can squamous cell cancers develop?

Skin & other sites.: Squamous refers to the type of cancer as determined by microscopic appearance. They are common in the skin. The other sites are often smoking related and include head and neck, lung, esophagus and anus. Other sites also are rarely seen. ...Read more

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Can squamous cell of the scalp be treated?

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. ...Read more

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Is it common for several squamous cell skin spots to show up at the same time?

Squamous cell cancer: It is not impossible for squamous cell cancers to show up in "bunches." some chemotherapeutic medications that can trigger these. Early exposure to radiation (x-ray treatments for acne, for example) or excessive sun exposure to an area of the skin. ...Read more

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My doctor thinks I have a bcc but I'm worried it could be a squamous cell?

Get it removed: Only sure way to differentiate if it is locally invasive basal cell carcinoma with no potential to metastasize versus lethal squamous cell carcinoma is by excision biopsy . Pathologist will easily distinguish one from the other , as clinical examination is not that accurate . Speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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What is squamous cell carcinoma like?

What is squamous cell carcinoma like?

Depends on site: Squamous cell carcinomas of the skin are usually slow growing and metastasize only infrequently. Squamous cell carcinomas of the lung are lethal and a majority of the patients are dead within a year. Squamous cell carcinomas of the esophagus, cervix, oro-pharynx etc fall in between. ...Read more

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