Skin Cancer: Back to Basics: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-34
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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