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How common is basaloid squamous cell carcinoma?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma is a pretty rare type of cancer. It's difficult to determine the exact number of cases of basaloid squamous cell carcinoma. This is due in part to the fact that the cancer may be diagnosed as a different condition. It's more common among males than females, and usually affects older people.

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