Merkel Cell Carcinoma – 2005 AAD Focus Session

February 25, 2005

Event Recap

Dr. Nghiem spoke on Merkel cell carcinoma at the 2005 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.  Some 70 dermatologists from around the world attended the hour-long session and a brisk discussion occurred, in particular relating to staging and therapy of patients with this disease.  Preliminary results from our 61 MCC cases at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute were presented, as analyzed by Drs Gellenthin, Wang & Gupta.

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