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Can children get stage 3 squamous cell carcinoma?

Squamous cell carcinoma at any stage, including stage 3, very rarely affects children. The average age when people are first diagnosed with the condition is 66 years old. In general, younger people are starting to be affected by squamous cell carcinoma much more frequently. However, it's still very rare for children to develop this condition because it's often caused by a lifetime of exposure to ultraviolet radiation.

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