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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cheek

Loyola University Medical Center

Unlike basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinomas have a significant risk of metastatic spread. Lesions larger than 1-2 cm in diameter are at higher risk for metastasis.

Jason R. Swanson and Jeffrey L. Melton
Last Updated: July 12, 1996
Created: January 19, 1996