I am a 30 year old female diagnosed with Squamous Cell Skin Cancer. In the biopsy, the test came back that the margins were not clear so I am having surgery on Tuesday to remove more of the skin. Can you please tell me how agressive this type of skin cancer is and what are the chances of successful removal? Thanks for your help and support.
Squamous cell carcinoma is usually best managed by excision. Most of the Squamous cell carcinoma have a good prognosis if they are identified and treated early. Onthe otehr hand if there is a delay in identification, it may lead to disfigurement and difficult to treat.
Since in your case Squamous cell carcinoma has been identified, the prognosis would generally be good.
Keep us posted and let us know if you may have other questions.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.