It appears in my practice, as well as in the practices of others who specialize in skin cancer, that more and more people in their 20s and 30s are developing basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer.
As with basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma most often appears first on sun-exposed skin, although it can occur anywhere on the body.
UVB light only penetrates the outermost layer of the skin, but it promotes basal and squamous cell carcinoma and may worsen the effects of UVA.
Advanced squamous cell cancer can look like a large tumor, a sore that won't heal, or a large patch of thickened or irritated skin.
There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma.
Adenocarcinomas develop in an organ or gland and squamous cell carcinomas originate in the skin.
Skin cancer: There are three kinds of skin cancer: basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma.
There are two common types of skin cancer, both carcinomas (basal and squamous cell).
There are three kinds of skin cancer: basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma.
In the case of the squamous epithelial cancer of the anterior abdominal wall found so frequently in the natives of Kashmir, the position of the cancer is peculiar to this people, and is due to the chronic irritation following on repeated burns from using the " kangri " - a small earthenware vessel containing a charcoal fire enclosed in basket-work, and suspended round the waist, to assist in maintaining warmth in the extreme cold of the hills of Kashmir.