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What is meant by "poorly differentiated" squamous cell carcinoma? Does that mean that it is at the initial stage?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Pathologists use

Descriptive terms, now being replaced by molecular markers.
.. Poorly differentiated signified more deranged cellular findings, and conveyed an indication of a higher malignant potential...Not verified, but worse than well-differentiated or moderately differentiated.

In brief: Pathologists use

Descriptive terms, now being replaced by molecular markers.
.. Poorly differentiated signified more deranged cellular findings, and conveyed an indication of a higher malignant potential...Not verified, but worse than well-differentiated or moderately differentiated.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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