carcinoma frequently shows histologic features of basal cell carcinoma: a study of 30 cases.
carcinoma: Identification of prognostic factors unique to tumors located in the head and neck based on analysis of SEER data.
polyomavirus in respiratory tract secretions.
Fifty-eight of the 89(65%) Merkel cell
carcinoma patients were vitamin D deficient as defined by a serum level below 50 nmol /L.
Patients with squamous cell carcinoma who were infected with the Merkel cell
virus were about twice as likely to have antibodies for MCV as were people who didn't have cancer, Rollison and colleagues reported in January in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
Allen PJ, Bowne WB, Jaques DP et al: Merkel cell
carcinoma: prognosis and treatment of patients from a single institution.
carcinoma: Critical review with guidelines for multidisciplinary management.
A recent study showed that patients with Merkel cell
polyomavirus (MCV) positive MCC had a better overall survival than patients with MCV negative MCC (5).
Clinical emergence of neurometastatic merkel cell
carcinoma: a surgical case series and literature review.
Linda Wang for Merkel Cell
Carcinoma Research Fund, 44 Binney Street, Boston Ma 02115.
Skin lesions are a hallmark of Merkel cell
carcinoma, yet dermatologists are often left out of the loop in diagnosing patients with the disease, said Dr.
Stan had been suffering from a rare form of cancer called Merkel Cell
Carcinoma (MCC) for a little over 2 years.