This Lecture has the following learning objectives
Brief overview of Epidemiology of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (CSCC)
Review Prognosis of Advanced CSCC (AdVCSCC)
Review Work Up of CSCC
Discuss recently approved therapeutic strategies in CSCC, including the use of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors (ICIs) as primary treatment, as well as emerging strategies in the neo-adjuvant and adjuvant setting
We will use the following cases as guides throughout the lecture
These are fictional cases, any apparent relationship to actual patients is purely coincidental.
A 37-year-old Male with a Lesion on the NLF
A 37-year-old Male with a history of poorly controlled T1DM, s/p allogeneic kidney transplant (on tacrolimus 3.5 mg BID) 7 years ago presents with a 2.1 cm (greatest dimension from clinical exam) ulcerated plaque on the right naso-labial fold, extending on to the cheek.