Merkel cell carcinoma: Prognosis and treatment of patients from a single institution Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Merkel Cell
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • These data demonstrate that the natural history of MCC is variable and dependent on the stage of disease at presentation. Pathologic nodal staging identifies a group of patients with excellent long-term survival. After margin-negative excision and pathologic nodal staging, local and nodal recurrence rates are low.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.02.329

PubMed ID

  • 15800320

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2300

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 23

number

  • 10