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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 carcinoma in situ (CIS)

This article was last reviewed on March 9, 2020 by Jason Wasserman, MD PhD FRCPC Quick facts: Squamous carcinoma in situ (CIS) is a type of non-invasive cancer that can involve the lips, mouth, and tongue. Without treatment, patients with squamous carcinoma in situ are at high risk for developing a type of invasive cancer called …
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