Our Merkel cell carcinoma patient handout was updated on December 29, 2016, and can be found here. This handout is a culmination of the latest information in the background and treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma from scientific literature and the Nghiem Lab’s research. The handout is meant to provide a brief overview of important MCC related topics for patients, physicians, and others looking to learn more about the basics of MCC.
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The authoritative source on Merkel cell carcinoma.
September 13, 2023
- What is a Merkel cell?
- What is Merkel cell carcinoma?
- Symptoms & appearance of Merkel cell carcinoma
- Causes of Merkel cell carcinoma
- Surgical excision
- Mohs micrographic surgery
- Radiation therapy
- Complementary & alternative therapies
- Clinical trials
- Adjuvant Avelumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma Trial
- Surgically Treated Adjuvant Merkel Cell Carcinoma with Pembrolizumab (STAMP) Trial