Guilherme Rabinowits

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Merkel cell polyomavirus is the primary etiological agent of the aggressive skin cancer Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). Recent studies have revealed that UV radiation is the primary mechanism for somatic mutagenesis in nonviral forms of MCC. Here, we analyze the whole transcriptomes and genomes of primary MCC tumors. Our study reveals that virus-associated(More)
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but aggressive neuroendocrine cutaneous malignancy, with a predilection for sun-exposed sites in elderly patients. Despite an incidence 30 times less than that of melanoma, its disease-specific mortality is three times higher. Management of MCC remains challenging because of a limited understanding of its molecular(More)
QUESTIONS Choose the single best answer for each question. 1. All BLOCKINof BLOCKINthe BLOCKINfollowing BLOCKINregarding BLOCKINthe BLOCKINepidemiology BLOCKINof bladder cancer in the United States are true EXCEPT (A) Bladder cancer is the most common malignan-cy affecting the urinary tract (B) Non-Hispanic whites are at highest risk (C) Smoking is the most(More)
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