Merkel cell carcinoma: Do you know your guidelines?

  title={Merkel cell carcinoma: Do you know your guidelines?},
  author={Brett A. Miles and David Goldenberg},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={38 5},
BACKGROUND Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a cutaneous neuroendocrine malignancy that exhibits clinically aggressive features and is associated with a poor prognosis. The incidence of MCC seems to be increasing for reasons unknown, and is estimated to be 0.32/100,000 in the United States. METHODS This article will review the current literature and National Comprehensive Cancer Network practice guidelines in the treatment of MCC. RESULTS Resection of MCC with negative margins remains the… CONTINUE READING
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