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squamous cell carcinoma

Monday 13 October 2014

squamous-cell carcinomas; SCC; squamous cell carcinoma; SCCs

Examples

- squamous cell carcinoma

- sarcomatoid squamous cell carcinoma

Localization

- heand and neck squamous cell carcinoma

- pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma
- cervical squamous cell carcinoma
- vaginal squamous cell carcinoma
- vulvar squamous cell carcinoma
- ovarian squamous cell carcinoma
- anal squamous cell carcinoma
- cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

Physiopathology

- sun exposition (cutaneous SCC)
- HPV infection (head and neck SCC, cervical SCC, anal SCC)
- tobacco exposition
- chemical cancerogenesis

Molecular biology

- SOX2 controls tumour initiation and cancer stem-cell functions in squamous-cell carcinoma. (24909994)

References

- SOX2 controls tumour initiation and cancer stem-cell functions in squamous-cell carcinoma. Boumahdi S, Driessens G, Lapouge G, Rorive S, Nassar D, Le Mercier M, Delatte B, Caauwe A, Lenglez S, Nkusi E, Brohée S, Salmon I, Dubois C, del Marmol V, Fuks F, Beck B, Blanpain C. Nature. 2014 Jul 10;511(7508):246-50. doi : 10.1038/nature13305 PMID: 24909994