Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and potentially aggressive neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. Because of its frequency, adequate data on treatment and survival are lacking.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: MSc Linde M van Veenendaal
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, tumor of the skin associated with high recurrence rates and poor survival. Clinical trials have shown activity of checkpoint inhibitors targeting programmed death-(ligand)-1 (PD-(L)1). Avelumab is the only PD-L1 inhibitor that has been approved in the Netherlands for advanced/metastatic MCC (mMCC).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD Sonja Levy