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Management of primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

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Last updated:1st Jun 2014

This guideline provides recommendations for referral, management and follow up of patients aged 18 years and over with primary invasive SCC, including SCC arising: on sun-exposed (SE) and non-SE sites. The guideline addresses pathological, clinical and tumour features, or combination of features that best facilitate risk stratification in patients with primary invasive cutaneous SCC. It includes a management algorithm and pathological reporting proforma.

This guideline will be of interest to dermatologists, histopathologists, oculoplastic, ear nose and throat, oral and maxillofacial and plastic surgeons, skin cancer clinical nurse specialists and oncologists, general practitioners and patients and their families.

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