Squamous Cell Carcinoma Is on the Rise

Incidence of basal cell carcinoma is also increasing; both types affect men more than women. UV exposure is said to be the cause.

The World Health Organization estimates that two to three million nonmelanoma skin cancers occur worldwide every year. In the U.S., estimates suggest that between 186,157 and 700,000 cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (cSCC) are diagnosed annually. A recent study, conducted from 2000 to 2010 and published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings online, May 15, 2017, found that […]

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