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Does stage 2 squamous cell carcinoma affect men differently than women?

Stage 2 squamous cell carcinoma affects men and women in pretty 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 2. However, because this is a relatively 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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