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Skin Cancer Pictures, Part II: Squamous Cell Carcinoma


Updated April 10, 2014

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Squamous Cell Skin Cancer Pictures - Introduction
Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Introduction
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Squamous cell carcinoma is second most common type of skin cancer, after basal cell carcinoma. Squamous cell cancer spreads faster than basal cell cancer, but still is usually relatively slow-growing. It can spread (metastasize) to other locations, including internal organs. Squamous cell lesions should be removed surgically as soon as they are diagnosed.

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