Adjuvant radiation therapy is associated with improved survival in Merkel cell carcinoma of the skin.

March 20, 2007


Journal of Clinical Oncology

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March 20, 2007


Mojica P, Smith D, Ellenhorn JD

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Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare cutaneous malignancy. Because of the absence of randomized studies, the real benefit of adjuvant radiation therapy in MCC is unclear. The aim of this study was to better define the role of adjuvant radiation therapy in the management of MCC.

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