Carcinoma, Squamous Cell

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Carcinoma, Squamous Cell

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common skin cancer. SCC most often affects individuals who are exposed to large amounts of sunlight. It is typically characterized by a red papule or plaque with a scaly or crusted surface; it may be suspected whenever a small, firm reddish-colored skin lesion, growth or bump appears on the skin, but it may also be a flat growth with a curly and crusted surface. Most often these growths are located on the face, ears, neck, hands and/or arms, but they may occur on the lips, mouth, tongue, genitalia or other area. The most common causes of SCC are radiation from the sun and arsenic exposure. With appropriate treatment, it is usually curable.
 

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Phase Ib Study of BKM120 With Cisplatin and XRT in High Risk Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Cancer of Head and Neck
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoma, Squamous Cell of Head and Neck; HPV Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Hypopharyngeal Cancer; Early Invasive Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Carcinoma of Larynx; Cancer of Nasopharynx

 

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2014

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Monitoring of Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection (HPV) in HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OPSCC)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoma, Squamous Cell; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Oropharyngeal Neoplasms

 

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2014

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