Patients diagnosed with squamous cell skin cancer
, and treated on time, have excellent prognosis.
Surgical excision is a treatment option with the highest cure rate. Other therapeutic options, depending on clinical features of a lesion, can be topical chemotherapy (e.g., 5-fluorouracil, imiquimod), cryosurgery, and photodynamic therapy.
Squamous cell carcinoma in the skin has overall metastatic rate of 3-4%.