squamous cell carcinoma

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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Invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

Invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of esophageal cancer. The tumour starts from specialized squamous cells that cover the inside of the esophagus. Invasive squamous cell carcinoma is one of the most common types of esophageal cancer worldwide. This article will help you understand your diagnosis and pathology report for invasive squamous cell …
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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

What is squamous cell carcinoma? Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of cancer made up of squamous cells. Squamous cell carcinoma can start anywhere in the body where squamous cells are normally found or where squamous cells develop from a process called squamous metaplasia. Is squamous cell carcinoma malignant or benign? Squamous cell carcinoma is …
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