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How can I care for someone with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma?

Caring for someone with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma involves supporting them both physically and emotionally. Diagnosis and treatment are especially difficult times during which your loved one will need your support, especially if more intensive treatment is required. After treatment, ensure they see their doctor for regular follow-up appointments. Encourage them to check their skin frequently and to protect their skin from the sun. Remember that being diagnosed with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma can cause a lot of emotional stress, so support them as much as possible as they cope with the disease's emotional challenges.

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