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What is spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma?

Spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma (SCSCC) is an uncommon type of squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. It begins in the epidermis cells, in the outermost layer of skin. SCSCC causes scaly, red patches or red bumps to form on sun-exposed areas of skin, often in older people. SCSCC is one of the more aggressive subtypes of this cancer, but treatment is possible, especially if it's caught early.

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5 Answers About Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
5 Answers About Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer, after basal cell carcinoma. It is also known as cutaneous squamous cell c...
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Systemic Therapies for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Systemic Therapies for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is a type of skin cancer that begins in the squamous cells found in the outer layers of the skin. In most cas...
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Does squamous cell carcinoma have a high recurrence rate?
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Squamous cell carcinoma doesn't have an extremely high recurrence rate, meaning it isn't extremely l...
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What does squamous cell carcinoma mean?
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