Squamous cell skin cancer (carcinoma) most often occurs on areas of the skin that have been in the sun, such as the nose, ears, forehead, lower lip, and hands. But it may also appear on areas of the skin that have been burned, exposed to chemicals, or had radiation therapy. Squamous cell cancers may rapidly grow into large masses and spread to nearby lymph nodes.
Signs and symptoms of squamous cell skin cancer may include a:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology|
|Last Revised||October 2, 2012|
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