keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma

Sinonasal keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma

What is sinonasal keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma? Sinonasal 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, and sphenoid sinus. The …
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Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

What is 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. What causes nasopharyngeal carcinoma? Most cases of non-keratinizing type and basaloid type nasopharyngeal carcinoma are caused by a virus …
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity

What is squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity? Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of oral cavity cancer. This area 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 disease called squamous dysplasia which may …
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