Response to a novel multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor pazopanib in metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.


A 69-year-old woman presented with a 2-year history of gradually increasing scalp swelling in December 2001. The patient was in good general condition, but physical examination revealed a 5-cm fleshy tumor on the right scalp, with pathology consistent with Merkel cell carcinoma on excisional biopsy. A metastatic work-up, including computed tomography (CT… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2009.21.8149

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