Role of postoperative radiotherapy in the management of Merkel cell carcinoma.

Abstract

Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, aggressive neuroendocrine tumor of the skin with a high potential of locoregional relapse after surgery alone. This report is an update of our experience in the treatment of MCC. From January 1990 to May 2000, 31 patients with MCC, 13 men and 18 women aged between 34 and 92 years, were treated at the University of… (More)

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@article{Eich2002RoleOP, title={Role of postoperative radiotherapy in the management of Merkel cell carcinoma.}, author={Hans Theodor Eich and Dorothee Eich and Susanne Staar and Cornelia Mauch and Hartmut Stuetzer and Wolfgang Groth and Thomas M. Krieg and R M Mueller}, journal={American journal of clinical oncology}, year={2002}, volume={25 1}, pages={50-6} }