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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.
Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

A simple spit test could predict cancers

A simple spit test could predict cancers

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Lung cancer rates among men are on the decline

Lung cancer rates among men are on the decline

Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer

Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer

Messenger RNA not only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor

Messenger RNA not only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor

Radiotherapy with cetuximab significantly improves disease control and survival in head and neck cancer

Radiotherapy with cetuximab significantly improves disease control and survival in head and neck cancer

Some people who chew betel nut may be genetically more prone to mouth cancer

Some people who chew betel nut may be genetically more prone to mouth cancer

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer

New study of tumor genetics may help to treat patients with head and neck cancer

IMRT controls head and neck cancer reducing radiation side effects

IMRT controls head and neck cancer reducing radiation side effects

Elderly black male cancer patients stay in hospital longer than white

Elderly black male cancer patients stay in hospital longer than white

New research into Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer

New research into Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer