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Squamous Cell Carcinoma is cancer that begins in squamous cells, which are thin, flat cells that look like fish scales. Squamous cells are found in the tissue that forms the surface of the skin, the lining of the hollow organs of the body, and the passages of the respiratory and digestive tracts. Also called epidermoid carcinoma.
New study explores how protein production goes off script when skin cells turn cancerous

New study explores how protein production goes off script when skin cells turn cancerous

Mayo Clinic researchers identify genetic promoter that drives lung cancer formation

Mayo Clinic researchers identify genetic promoter that drives lung cancer formation

Dermatologist reveals how smoking can affect the skin

Dermatologist reveals how smoking can affect the skin

Reduced radiation can maintain high cure rates in patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers

Reduced radiation can maintain high cure rates in patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers

UCLA-led research finds promising results for more personalized head and neck cancer treatment

UCLA-led research finds promising results for more personalized head and neck cancer treatment

Study reveals impact of histology on SBRT treatment in early-stage NSCLC patients

Study reveals impact of histology on SBRT treatment in early-stage NSCLC patients

Combination therapy holds great promise to clear precancerous skin lesions

Combination therapy holds great promise to clear precancerous skin lesions

UC San Diego scientists reveal surprising role for Hippo pathway in subduing tumor immunogenicity

UC San Diego scientists reveal surprising role for Hippo pathway in subduing tumor immunogenicity

New ULB study shows how cancer cell of origin controls malignant transition

New ULB study shows how cancer cell of origin controls malignant transition

Cancer experts to discuss novel treatment strategies at ESMO Asia 2016 Congress

Cancer experts to discuss novel treatment strategies at ESMO Asia 2016 Congress

Study shows new drug combination effective in treating precancerous skin lesions

Study shows new drug combination effective in treating precancerous skin lesions

T cell channel could be potential new target for treating head and neck cancers

T cell channel could be potential new target for treating head and neck cancers

Sanford opens new immunotherapy study on colorectal cancer

Sanford opens new immunotherapy study on colorectal cancer

Study of pan-FGFR inhibitor uses mRNA in tumours to identify responders

Study of pan-FGFR inhibitor uses mRNA in tumours to identify responders

Researchers report high response rate with single drug in phase I/II trial of paediatric brain cancer

Researchers report high response rate with single drug in phase I/II trial of paediatric brain cancer

New study highlights need for routine skin cancer screening for all transplant patients

New study highlights need for routine skin cancer screening for all transplant patients

IMRT linked to reduced xerostomia and feeding tube dependency in oropharyngeal cancer patients

IMRT linked to reduced xerostomia and feeding tube dependency in oropharyngeal cancer patients

Hypofractionated RT can reduce treatment time by half in stage II and III NSCLC patients

Hypofractionated RT can reduce treatment time by half in stage II and III NSCLC patients

Increased use of SBRT linked to improved survival outcomes of NSCLC patients

Increased use of SBRT linked to improved survival outcomes of NSCLC patients

Approval of PD-1 inhibitor scratches surface of potential immunotherapies in recurrent HNSCC

Approval of PD-1 inhibitor scratches surface of potential immunotherapies in recurrent HNSCC