- Mohs micrographic surgery—microscopically controlled surgery that offers the best cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma
- Removing the growth with simple surgery
- Freezing the growth off with liquid nitrogen
- Radiotherapy, also known as radiation therapy
- Photodynamic therapy in which the cells absorb an acid that causes them to die when exposed to light
- Creams, especially fluorouracil (5-FU) or imiquimod
- Plastic surgery to repair any cosmetic problems that occur after treatment
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