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How may squamous cell carcinoma appear as?

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  • Squamous cell carcinoma may appear on sun-exposed skin as: A firm, reddish, wart-like bump that grows gradually
  • A flat spot that becomes a bleeding sore that won't heal

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

National Cancer Institute. 

American Academy of Dermatologists.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on March 9, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

National Cancer Institute. 

American Academy of Dermatologists.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on March 9, 2017

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