Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer after basal cell carcinoma. About 700,000 new cases of this skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year.
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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a form of skin cancer that is usually due to the fact that you have had too much sun exposure, even if you have not burnt yourself. Squamous cell carcinoma is becoming more common, most people who get it are cured after treatment.
Basal cell carcinoma is also called basalioma. It is the most common type of skin cancer that is usually due to sun exposure. Basal cell carcinoma rarely spreads to other organs, unlike other skin cancers.
Dermoscopy is a technique practiced by dermatolgoists to screen suspicious skin cancer lesions in order to identify skin cancer quickly. It refers to the examination of the skin, using skin surface microscopy, and can also be called ‘epiluminoscopy’ and ‘epiluminescent microscopy’.