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squamous metaplasia

The process of glandular cells undergoing changes to become squamous cells….

squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

A type of cancer that begins in the squamous cells. Squamous cells are found in several place in the body, including the top layer (epidermis) of the skin, in the main airways of the lungs, and in the cervix….

squamous cell

One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis). It is also a found in the outer layer of the cervix (ectocervix) and in the main airways of the lungs….

transformation zone

The area in the cervix where squamous metaplasia occurs….

non-small cell lung cancer

One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….

Skin Cancer

…but can occur anywhere on the body. Skin has several layers. Skin cancer begins in the epidermis (outer layer), which is made up of squamous cells, basal cells, and melanocytes. There are several different types of skin cancer. Squamous cell…