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Cytokinetics Reports Data For Ispinesib In Recurrent And/or Metastatic Head And Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma 

Medical News Today - Oct 03 12:08 AM
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced results from a planned interim analysis following Stage 1 of a two-stage Phase II clinical trial of ispinesib administered as monotherapy in the treatment of patients with recurrent and/or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (RMHNSC). [click link for full article]

FDA Approves ZOLINZA(TM) (Vorinostat) for the Treatment of Cutaneous Manifestations in Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell  
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Oct 09 6:03 AM
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.----Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved oral ZOLINZA 400 mg once daily for the treatment of cutaneous manifestations in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma , a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, who have progressive, persistent or recurrent disease on or following two systemic therapies.

Program’s focus: Skin cancer 
Times Leader - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
Skin cancer is now the world’s most common cancer and is occurring at epidemic rates. More than a million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States every year.

FDA Approves ZOLINZA for the Treatment of Cutaneous Manifestations in Patients with Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Who Have  
[Press Release] PR Web via Yahoo! News - Oct 08 5:00 AM
Whitehouse Station, N.J. (PRWEB) October 8, 2006 -- Merck & Co.

squamus cell carcinoma



- squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer

- squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma, NOS
Classifications and external resources
ICD-10 C44
ICD-9 173
ICD-O: M8070/3
MedlinePlus 000829
eMedicine derm/401 
Biopsy of a highly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the squamos cell carcinoma mouth. Haematoxylin & eosin stain.

In medicine, squamous cell carcinoma is a form of cancer of the carcinoma type that squamous cell carinoma squamous cell cacinoma may occur in many different organs, including the skin, mouth, esophagus, lungs, and cervix. It is a malignant tumour of epithelium that shows squamous cell differentiation.

Squamous cell sqamous cell carcinoma carcinomas account for about 20% of non-melanoma skin cancers, squemous cell carcinoma (with basal cell carcinomas accounting for about 80%), but squamous cell carcinona are clinically more significant because of their ability squamous cell carcinom to metastasize. Squamous cell carcinoma is usually developed in the epithelial layer of the skin and sometimes in various mucous membranes squamous cellcarcinoma of the body. This type of cancer squamous cell carcinoma can be seen on the skin, lips, inside the mouth, throat or esophagus. This type of cancer is squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer characterized by red, scaly skin that becomes an open sore.

When associated with the lung, it squamous cell carcinoma canine often causes ectopic cancer treatment squamous cell carcinoma production of parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP), resulting in hypercalcemia.

Squamous cell carcinoma strikes more explain what squamous cell carcinoma is than 200,000 people in the United States alone every year. Smoking is a significant risk factor. treatment squamous cell carcinoma cancer Other risk factors include sun exposure, radiation therapy, exposure to carcinogens, chronic skin irritation or feline squamous cell carcinoma inflammation, genetic diseases, and presence of premalignant lesions.

A carcinoma can be characterized as either in situ (confined to nursing care plan squamous cell carcinoma the original site) or invasive.

Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is often caused squamous cell carcinoma dog by long term exposure to the sun. To be diagnosed, a biopsy is done where a squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix squamous cell carcinoma of the lung sample is taken and examined under a microscope. If it is found to be squamous cell carcinoma photo cancerous, a surgery is done to remove it.

Squamous cell cancer can also occur after organ squamous cell carcinoma tonsil (e.g. heart, kidney) transplantation. Anti-rejection drugs, that ensure the organ is not rejected by the body, can also lower canine squamous cell carcinoma the immune system. This can be a major factor towards squamous cell skin cancer.

External links

  • Article by Stephen D Hess, MD, PhD
  • DermNet NZ: squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma in transplant recipients
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