Is verrucous carcinoma serious?

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Verrucous carcinoma can be somewhat serious, but most of the time it's quite treatable. Verrucous carcinoma tumors are usually pretty slow-growing, but if left untreated they may start to spread into nearby tissue and bone. Luckily, the tumors don't often metastasize, or spread throughout the body. However, because it can cause complications if it's left untreated, it's important to see a doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms that may be caused by verrucous carcinoma.

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