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Is there a cure for stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma?

Unfortunately, there's no guaranteed cure for stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma. Treatments for the disease may help stop or slow the spread of cancer, depending on how far it's already progressed. Some of the most effective treatment options may include a combination of surgical removal of the tumor and lymph nodes and other therapies like radiation or chemotherapy. Talk to your doctor to determine the most effective treatment options for you.

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How common is stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma?
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It's difficult to determine the exact number of cases of stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma. This is du...
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What are the treatment options for stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma?
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Can children get stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma?
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How do medications treat stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma?
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