Cutaneous Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment: Our Experience Abstract #703

Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor of the skin.
Aim(s): While uncommon, the incidence is increasing. The benign appearance of the tumor usually, contrasting with its estensive microscopic invasion, can delay timely diagnosis.
Materials and methods: Twenty-one patients with MCC were observed at the Rare Tumor Group of Cagliari “Businco” Hospital between 2001 and 2012. Patients, tumor and treatment characteristics were collected and analysed.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Dr Francesca Bruder

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