Squamous cell skin cancerCancer - skin - squamous cell; Skin cancer - squamous cell; Nonmelanoma skin cancer - squamous cell; NMSC - squamous cell; Squamous cell skin cancer; Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
Squamous cell cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the United States.
Other common types of skin cancer are:
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