Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Cancer which occurs in the thin, flat, non-glandular squamous cells. Squamous cells (which look like fish scales under a microscope) cover the surface of the skin, the lining of many internal organs, and the passages of the respiratory and digestive tracts. Squamous cell carcinoma can occur in a variety of areas of the body, including the skin (particularly in areas that have been exposed to sunlight), prostate, lungs, vagina, and cervix. Also called squamous cell cancer.
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