keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma

Keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity and sinuses

What is keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity and sinuses? Keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma (KSCC) is a type of cancer that starts in the nasal cavity or one of the paranasal sinuses. This area of the body is described as the sinonasal tract, and it includes the maxillary sinus, ethmoid sinus, frontal sinus, …
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Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts from an area at the back of the nose and throat called the nasopharynx. Subtypes of nasopharyngeal carcinoma include non-keratinizing, keratinizing, and basaloid. Most cases of non-keratinizing type and basaloid type nasopharyngeal carcinoma are caused by a virus known as Epstein-Barr virus¬†(EBV) which infects the cells …
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity

What is squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity? Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common type of cancer in the oral cavity. The oral cavity includes the lips, tongue, floor of the mouth, gingiva (gums), buccal mucosa (inner cheeks), and palate (roof of the mouth). Squamous cell carcinoma often develops from a pre-cancerous …
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