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What Does Squamous Cell Carcinoma Look Like

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have just been told that I have the following type of skin cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma. I have been positive since 1989 and my counts are good at this time. I would like to hear from anyone out there who has had the same cancer and how they are... Read more »

I dropped my cell in the....

Posted by Cae, 2 Replies
Toilet...

And best of all I grabbed it out. This was at work and the water looked clear. I dont know who used it before me, heck now that I keep thinking about it more and more the more I imagine other things in the water ><

I dont think I had... Read more »

Looking for Dawn in Florida

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey, Dawn girl, call me or write me online----it's Deb here in Norman, Oklahoma. Use my cell 4059220977, I'm out of my house, staying elsewhere. I miss you! Read more »

Looking for a younger brother

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey all.. I'm a 34 yo Boston guy who has has been HIV + for the last 2 years, I've been on meds almost since finding out and am doing very well, good T-cell count and undetectable viral load. I am looking for a malepen pal 21years or under who is... Read more »

Raise T Cells and More

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A few months ago an opportunity presented itself to begin treatment using a 100% natural combinational therapy that also does NOT interfere with any medical treatment one is currently taking. It's DRAMATICALLY increasing T cell counts and the... Read more »
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squamous cell carcinoma / I. from SA

Dear Doctor,I refer to the mails of 24 Nov. when I wrote that I was diagnosed with aquamous cell carcinoma after taking out one of the lymph nodes. Yesterday I was scanned on: brain, neck, chest and abdo-pelvic, CT Scans. The results showed no...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am glad we had an open mind, as we are not there yet. There are a few things to say here. I would want to make certain that the original diagnosis is correct and, if so, whether the biopsy itself suggest where the primary lesion might be.... Read more »

Treatment Options for perianal squamous cell carcinoma? (the cancer is on the outside)

Hi -- Great site! I just had surgery for internal anal warts (HPV condyloma)but the biopsy of the removed material revealed that a perianal (outside) 1 cm x 1 cm "skin tag" was a "invasive squamous cell carcinoma, grade 1, extending...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask excellent questions with answers, which are not so straight-forward. The standard treatment for anal cancer is the combination of chemotherapy (mitomycin/fluorouracil) and radiation therapy. It is a very effective regimen, but it can be... Read more »

squamous cell carcinoma/AIDS-- why are my blood counts depleted?

I have AIDS, and recently diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma. I am being treated with radiation and chemotherapy. My hemoglobin keeps dropping to around 9, as well as my platlets are nearly depleted. Any reasons for this? cd4=575/viral load...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
What you are describing is very typical. Both chemotherapy and radiation work by killing off cancer cells. Unfortunately neither therapy is a 100% selective. This means that although they kill off cancer cells, they also kill off (to a lesser... Read more »

squamous cell carcinoma- What does this all mean?

what does this mean and what is the prognosis in laymans language??Microscopic exam of the fine needle aspiration smears reveals numerous malignant cells, both singly and in aggregates showing hyperchromatic nuclei, some which contain atypical...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It is indeed hard to believe that all the medical mumbo-jumbo actually means something. What you gave me is the pathology report which basically says the patient has squamous cell carcinoma, which is a very common form of cancer. The report says... Read more »
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Anal Cancer Still a Risk to HIV-Infected Men Who Have Receptive Anal Intercourse

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No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

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