Squamous cell carcinoma is treated always as fast as possible to reduce the chance that the tumor grows and destroys the adjacent skin or spreading. The most common form of treatment is that the tumor is cut away by a good margin with the help of a scalpel. The excised piece of skin is always [...]
The most effective way to prevent squamous cell carcinoma is to always protect themselves against the sun’s rays – and above all to avoid being burned. It is particularly important for children because children’s skin is extra sensitive to sunlight. Children who are exposed to too much sun are at higher risk of developing a [...]
The greatest risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma is much sun exposure. More than 60% of squamous cell carcinoma developed from actinic keratosis, which is known as a precursor to squamous cell carcinoma.
The primary symptom of squamous cell carcinoma is a scaly patch or a nodule on the skin. It can be flesh-colored or have different reddish shades. The affected area may be scaly and / or sore. If the affected area is sore, the wound healed very difficult.
Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin increases and is the second most common form of malignant skin tumors in Sweden after basal cell carcinoma. The risk of squamous cell carcinoma increases with age. It is rare to suffer from squamous cell carcinoma before 40 years of age. Children and young people never suffer, more men [...]