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Oral cavity: Squamous cell carcinoma

This article was last reviewed on March 13, 2020 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of oral cavity cancer. The oral cavity includes the lips, tongue, gums, floor of mouth, hard palate, and inner cheeks. Smoking, chewing tobacco, and betel nut all increase the risk for developing …
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Squamous dysplasia

This article was last reviewed on March 6, 2020 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: Squamous dysplasia is a pre-cancerous disease that starts in the oral cavity. It is considered a pre-cancerous disease because overtime it can turn into a type of cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. Squamous dysplasia is divided into mild, …
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