squamous cell carcinoma

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squamous cell carcinoma

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A carcinoma that arises from squamous epithelium. It is the most common form of skin cancer and can also develop in the lungs and other organs.
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Noun1.squamous cell carcinoma - the most common form of skin cancer
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
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Dr Ahmad Hazem Takiddin, HMC clinical lead of dermatology cancer added,"There are three major types of skin cancers: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
Dr Ahmad Hazem Takiddin, HMC clinical lead of dermatology cancer added:"There are three major types of skin cancers: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.
Ahmad Hazem Takiddin, HMC Clinical Lead of Dermatology Cancer added: "There are three major types of skin cancers: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
Exposure to sun not only causes pre-cancerous (actinic keratosis) and cancerous (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma) skin lesions - caused by loss of the skin's immune function, it also leads to benign tumors, fine and coarse wrinkles, freckles, sallowness - a yellow discoloration of the skin, telangiectasias - the dilation of small blood vessels under the skin, and elastosis - the destruction of the elastic tissue causing lines and wrinkles.
Reference diagnoses included non-small cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, carcinoid tumor, and metastatic carcinoma not otherwise specified.
KEY WORDS: Cervical squamous cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma antigen, Tumor marker.
The study also shows that sunscreen shields the superhero p53 gene, which protects skin from all three forms of skin cancer-basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma.
1,15,16] Clinically, the differential diagnosis includes condyloma acuminatum, giant condylomas (called Buschke-Lowenstein tumors), verrucous carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, urethral carcinoma and angiomyxoma.
Cutaneous horn has been noticed on top of many clinical conditions like keratoacanthoma, actinic keratosis, wart, molluscum contagiosum, seborrheic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma.
15) Unlike basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinomas are associated with a risk of metastasis.