About squamous cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma is a commonly occurring malignant growth derived from epidermal keratinocytes. It appears as an indurated (hard), scaling or crusted plaque or nodule that may ulcerate or bleed. A number of risk factors contribute to the development of squamous cell carcinoma, including exposure to ultraviolet radiation and chemical carcinogens.… Read More
About skin cancer Skin cancer is the most common malignancy. There are three major varieties: -Basal cell carconoma -Squamous cell carconoma -Melanoma These are discussed in separate entries.