Squamous cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma, or squamous cell cancer (SCC), is a malignant tumor that develops in the squamous cells in the outermost skin layer, the epidermis. This tumor type is most common in men (developing on the skin of the head) and slightly less common in women (developing on the skin of the legs).
Find out more about the causes and symptoms, and the most commonly used diagnostic tests and treatment types for squamous cell carcinoma on this page.
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