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Does stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma affect men differently than women?

Stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma affects men and women in much the same ways. The only difference between its effects on men and women is that males are more likely than females to develop any stage of squamous cell carcinoma, including stage 0. Since this is a common type of cancer for both sexes, it's important that everyone take precautions to protect their skin from the sun and to check their skin frequently for any symptoms of squamous cell carcinoma.

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What causes stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma?
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Stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma develops in the squamous cells, or keratinocytes, which make up your...
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How common is stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma?
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It's difficult to determine the exact number of cases of stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma. Partly thi...
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What are the symptoms of stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma?
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Symptoms of stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma usually begin with some kind of skin lesion or growth. O...
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How is stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma diagnosed?
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The first step in diagnosing stage 0 squamous cell carcinoma is usually a physical exam that include...
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