Cutaneous Merkel cell carcinoma.

  title={Cutaneous Merkel cell carcinoma.},
  author={William M Mendenhall and Jessica M. Kirwan and Christopher G. Morris and Robert J. Amdur and John W. Werning and Nancy Price Mendenhall},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={33 1},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to describe the treatment outcomes of patients with cutaneous Merkel cell carcinoma managed with curative intent. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between December 1984 and November 2009, 40 patients with previously untreated Merkel cell carcinoma were managed with curative intent with radiotherapy alone (3 patients) or combined with surgery (37 patients). Adjuvant chemotherapy was administered to 11 patients. Primary sites were the following: head and neck, 32 patients… CONTINUE READING