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Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the flat cells in the upper layers of the skin. These cells are called squamous cells. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how squamous cell carcinoma develops, how to spot it, how it's treated and much more.

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Thumbnail: Skin cancer: 8 in 10 now survive

More than 8 out of 10 people diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, will now survive the disease, compared to only around 5 in 10 in the early 70s, according to a new report by Cancer Research UK.

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