Further insights into the natural history and management of primary cutaneous neuroendocrine (Merkel cell) carcinoma.

@article{Boyle1995FurtherII,
  title={Further insights into the natural history and management of primary cutaneous neuroendocrine (Merkel cell) carcinoma.},
  author={Frances M Boyle and Susan C Pendlebury and David R. Bell},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1995},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={315-23}
}
PURPOSE Primary cutaneous neuroendocrine (Merkel cell) carcinoma is a rare neoplasm with aggressive behavior but potential for response to radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Optimal treatment regimens are evolving based on reports of case series and a growing understanding of the natural history. METHODS AND MATERIALS A retrospective analysis of 34 cases treated at two Australian Institutions over 13 years is presented, focusing on clinical features and response to therapy. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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