squamous-cell carcinoma

squamous-cell carcinoma

[′skwā·məs ¦sel ‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A carcinoma composed principally of anaplastic, squamous epithelial cells. Also known as epidermoid carcinoma.
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Postoperative concurrent radiotherapy and chemotherapy for high-risk squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
The scientists at Queen Mary, University of London were studying a particular type of cancer called squamous-cell carcinoma (SCC).
Winnock et al., "Endoscopic screening for esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma in high-risk patients: a prospective study conducted in 62 french endoscopy centers," Endoscopy, vol.
Cancer biologist Cun-Yu Wang of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and his colleagues set out to determine the role of growth factors in a cancer called head-and-neck squamous-cell carcinoma. They ultimately focused on the protein Jagged1, which differs from secreted growth factors in that it stays attached to the surface of cells.
In 1998, case reports of three patients with chronic arsenic poisoning from CTMs in Singapore document that all three had cutaneous changes including basal-cell carcinoma and squamous-cell carcinoma, one had lung cancer, and one had liver cancer (Wong ST et al.
Squamous-cell carcinoma and lobomycosis (Jorge Lobo's disease).
Treatment of advanced squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck with alternating chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
For comparison, they also interviewed 820 healthy people and 167 patients with squamous-cell carcinoma of the esophagus, which is less of a mystery and not on the rise.
Cytologically malignant squamous-cell carcinoma arising in a verrucous carcinoma of the penis.
Karagas of Dartmouth Medical School in Lebanon, N.H., and her colleagues questioned 603 participants with basal-cell carcinoma, 293 with squamous-cell carcinoma, and 540 cancerfree people about their history of sun exposure, tanning-salon patronage, and other risk factors for skin cancer.
(3.) Brennan JA, Boyle JO, Koch WM, et al, Association between cigarette smoking and mutation of the p53 gene in squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Squamous-cell carcinoma in mature cystic teratoma of the ovary: systematic review and analysis of published data.