Recurrence and Survival in Patients With Merkel Cell Carcinoma Undergoing Surgery Without Adjuvant Radiation Therapy to the Primary Site.

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IMPORTANCE The use of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) to the primary site in Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is not uncommon. However, the need for adjuvant RT to the primary site in patients at low risk for local recurrence is questionable. OBJECTIVES To examine the occurrence of true local, satellite, in-transit, regional, and distant recurrences in… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1428

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