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How is verrucous carcinoma diagnosed?

The first step in diagnosing verrucous carcinoma is usually a physical exam that includes a review of your symptoms and medical history. If the tumor is visible, doctors may have an idea that it is verrucous carcinoma. If they do suspect verrucous carcinoma, doctors then often perform a biopsy. This procedure involves removing all or part of the tumor and analyzing it under a microscope.

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Can children get verrucous carcinoma?
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Verrucous carcinoma rarely affects children. Usually, this type of cancer affects males older than 5...
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Is there a cure for verrucous carcinoma?
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There is no guaranteed cure for verrucous carcinoma, but in most cases, treatment is very successful...
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What increases my risk for verrucous carcinoma?
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Not much is known about the causes of verrucous carcinoma, but there are some things that seem to be...
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How common is verrucous carcinoma?
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Verrucous carcinoma is a relatively rare type of cancer. It's a subtype of squamous cell carcinoma, ...
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