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Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma

Overview

Squamous cell carcinoma commonly starts in the bronchi and may not spread as rapidly as other lung cancers.

Review Date 7/8/2019

Updated by: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. Editorial update 01/08/2020.