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ALLMedicine™ Merkel Cell Carcinoma Center

Research & Reviews  2,337 results

Surgical Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2020.11.008
Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Lango M, Shnayder Y

Feb 19th, 2021 - The incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) continues to increase. Understanding of MCC biology has advanced rapidly, with current staging providing valuable prognostic information. MCC treatment often is multidisciplinary. Surgery remains an imp...

Radiation Therapy for Cutaneous Malignancies of the Head and Neck.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2020.11.009
Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Katipally R, Agrawal N et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - Radiation therapy plays an integral role in the management of cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck. This article highlights the use of radiation therapy in the definitive and adjuvant setting for basal cell carcinoma, cutaneous squamous cel...

Odds of Merkel cell carcinoma metastases associated with primary anatomic site and late...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00403-021-02193-3 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.10.028 10.1016/j.jid.2018.03.335 10.1016/j.jid.2018.03.376 10.1093/jnci/djp139 10.18632/oncotarget.6494 10.1016/j.jid.2016.08.015 10.1093/jnci/djp139 10.1016/j.jid.2016.10.028 10.1038/jid.2011.115 10.1007/s00432-016-2293-2 10.1016/j.ejca.2007.09.021
Archives of Dermatological Research; Ghanian S, Rhee J et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a neuroendocrine skin malignancy associated with ultraviolet radiation exposure and the Merkel cell polyomavirus. This study aims to examine associations between primary tumor anatomic site, laterality, and metastase...

Classical and variant Merkel cell carcinoma cell lines display different degrees of neu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2021.01.012
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology; Gravemeyer J, Lange A et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive neuroendocrine skin cancer characterized by high invasiveness, early metastases and high mortality. Due to the lack of suitable animal models, most functional studies are performed using cell lines, of ...

Immunotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.26319
Journal of Surgical Oncology; Angeles CV, Sabel MS

Feb 17th, 2021 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive form of skin cancer which, while chemosensitive, has high rates of relapse and chemoresistance, limiting the impact of chemotherapy. An immunogenic tumor, the management of advanced MCC has changed dram...

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Guidelines  5 results

Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Version 1.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2018.0055
Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JN... Bichakjian CK, Olencki T et. al.

Jun 12th, 2018 - This selection from the NCCN Guidelines for Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) focuses on areas impacted by recently emerging data, including sections describing MCC risk factors, diagnosis, workup, follow-up, and management of advanced disease with radi...

Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Version 1.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology
http://www.jnccn.org/content/16/6/742.full
Bichakjian, C.

May 31st, 2018 - This selection from the NCCN Guidelines for Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) focuses on areas impacted by recently emerging data, including sections describing MCC risk factors, diagnosis, workup, follow-up, and management of advanced disease with radi.

Diagnosis and treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma. European consensus-based interdiscipl...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2015.06.131
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Lebbe C, Becker JC et. al.

Aug 10th, 2015 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare tumour of the skin of neuro-endocrine origin probably developing from neuronal mechanoreceptors. A collaborative group of multidisciplinary experts form the European Dermatology Forum (EDF), The European Assoc...

Merkel cell carcinoma, version 1.2014.
https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2014.0041
Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JN... Bichakjian CK, Olencki T et. al.

Mar 12th, 2014 - Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive cutaneous tumor that combines the local recurrence rates of infiltrative nonmelanoma skin cancer with the regional and distant metastatic rates of thick melanoma. The NCCN Guidelines for Merkel Cell Carc...

Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma - Cutaneous Oncolog...
https://doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2012.1694
European Journal of Dermatology : EJD; Boccara O, Girard C et. al.

Apr 13th, 2012 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor of the skin. The epidemiological factors strongly associated with this tumor are: age over 65 years, fair skin, chronic sun exposure and immune suppression. Data are sparse in the literatu...

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Drugs  2 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2,499 results

Surgical Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2020.11.008
Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Lango M, Shnayder Y

Feb 19th, 2021 - The incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) continues to increase. Understanding of MCC biology has advanced rapidly, with current staging providing valuable prognostic information. MCC treatment often is multidisciplinary. Surgery remains an imp...

Radiation Therapy for Cutaneous Malignancies of the Head and Neck.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2020.11.009
Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Katipally R, Agrawal N et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - Radiation therapy plays an integral role in the management of cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck. This article highlights the use of radiation therapy in the definitive and adjuvant setting for basal cell carcinoma, cutaneous squamous cel...

Odds of Merkel cell carcinoma metastases associated with primary anatomic site and late...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00403-021-02193-3 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.10.028 10.1016/j.jid.2018.03.335 10.1016/j.jid.2018.03.376 10.1093/jnci/djp139 10.18632/oncotarget.6494 10.1016/j.jid.2016.08.015 10.1093/jnci/djp139 10.1016/j.jid.2016.10.028 10.1038/jid.2011.115 10.1007/s00432-016-2293-2 10.1016/j.ejca.2007.09.021
Archives of Dermatological Research; Ghanian S, Rhee J et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a neuroendocrine skin malignancy associated with ultraviolet radiation exposure and the Merkel cell polyomavirus. This study aims to examine associations between primary tumor anatomic site, laterality, and metastase...

Classical and variant Merkel cell carcinoma cell lines display different degrees of neu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2021.01.012
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology; Gravemeyer J, Lange A et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive neuroendocrine skin cancer characterized by high invasiveness, early metastases and high mortality. Due to the lack of suitable animal models, most functional studies are performed using cell lines, of ...

Immunotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.26319
Journal of Surgical Oncology; Angeles CV, Sabel MS

Feb 17th, 2021 - Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive form of skin cancer which, while chemosensitive, has high rates of relapse and chemoresistance, limiting the impact of chemotherapy. An immunogenic tumor, the management of advanced MCC has changed dram...

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News  163 results

Neoadjuvant Nivolumab 'Promising' in Merkel Cell Carcinoma
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930115

May 6th, 2020 - Neoadjuvant nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) could improve outcomes for patients with high-risk resectable Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), say researchers reporting the first trial in this patient population. The results come from a cohort of...

Merkel cell carcinoma management undergoes revolution
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/218842/nonmelanoma-skin-cancer/merkel-cell-carcinoma-management/page/0/1?channel=39313

Mar 11th, 2020 - Immune therapy takes center stage Another major transformation in MCC management has been the emergence of immune therapy as first-line systemic therapy. It has replaced chemotherapy, which is more toxic and has a much shorter average duration of.

The Nine-Headed Monster: Recalcitrant Warts
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/924499_2

Feb 11th, 2020 - Viewpoint This retrospective histologic study found that lesional keratinocytes within warts express PD-L1 and the associated inflammatory infiltrate expresses PD-1. This is similar to what is seen in melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, and squamous ...

Serum test sheds light on Merkel cell carcinoma
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/212426/nonmelanoma-skin-cancer/serum-test-sheds-light-merkel-cell-carcinoma?channel=285
Randy Dotinga

Nov 15th, 2019 - LAS VEGAS – Merkel cell carcinoma, an extremely rare form of skin cancer, is often caused by a subclinical virus that routinely inhabits the skin. Now, a serum test of virus antibody levels is offering insight into the state of the disease, accord.

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Patient Education  13 results see all →