How do medications treat stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If medications are used to treat stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma, it's usually through topical chemotherapy. Since stage 0 squamous cell carcinomas are still very shallow, chemotherapy drugs may be applied to the skin to kill cancerous cells. However, since these medications can cause significant side effects, talk to your doctor about this treatment option.

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