squamous cell carcinoma


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squamous cell carcinoma

n.
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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Microphotograph (magnification 40x) showing poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma (shown by an arrow).
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Researchers at Queen Mary University of London tested the effect of EPA in cultures of oral and skin squamous cell carcinoma and in premalignant and normal epidermal cells.
Interestingly, researchers noted that lung squamous cell carcinoma shares many mutations with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas, supporting emerging evidence that cancers may be more appropriately classified by their genetics rather than by the primary organ they affect.
There have been some exciting developments in the molecular biology of lung squamous cell carcinoma with the identification of important molecular drivers that are potentially targetable by drugs.
The team found no link between sildenafil use and the risk of squamous cell carcinoma or basal cell carcinoma.
7) Actinic keratoses if not treated can become basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma.
1) The incidence of squamous cell carcinoma in birds is very low, (2-6) and, to our knowledge, only a single case of squamous cell carcinoma on the third eyelid has been reported.
Histopathology from solid portions in pelvis region showed features of moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma (Fig 3).
Therefore, the present study was planned to study cyclin D1 expression in patients with tobacco-related intraoral squamous cell carcinoma and their correlation with clinicopathological features and aggressive DNA pattern as determined by DNA flow cytometry.
Radioimmunoassay for tumor antigen of human cervical squamous cell carcinoma.
4 times more likely to have been diagnosed with a squamous cell carcinoma than were healthy controls, after adjustment for factors such as age, sex, and smoking.

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