There are more than a million cases of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma that occur annually, with incidences increasing over the past 30 years. This common skin cancer has a variety of risk factors, with ultraviolet radiation and increasing age being two of the greatest known associated risks. This article is a review of the epidemiology and other risk factors of this common skin cancer and is also an update on its pathophysiology and treatment.
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- Advanced and Specialized Nursing