Merkel cell carcinoma: Prognosis and treatment of patients from a single institution
Carcinoma, Merkel Cell
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
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.