Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Is Common Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common type of skin cancer. It commonly develops from a precursor lesion called actinic keratosis. However, it is less deadly than its better-known cousin, melanoma. Among the 3 main types of skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma sits solidly in the middle in terms of incidence and mortality. Over 1 million cases of squamous cell carcinoma will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. (1) This cancer can be locally destructive and rarely metastasizes. Need to know only the basics about squamous cell carcinoma before going back to watching […]