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Photo Source Robert Royer lost his year-long battle with Merkel cell carcinoma on April 17, 2019, in the setting of also having chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Mr. Royer was a passionate civic leader, serving as deputy mayor for the city of Seattle from 1978 to 1983. To read the Seattle Times...
On April 16th, Fred Hutch news shared the exciting announcement that "A multidisciplinary team from University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a five-year, $12 million grant to study Merkel cell carcinoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Dr. Paul Nghiem, a skin...
On March 4th, 2019, Dr. Paul Nghiem received the Eugene J. Van Scott Award for Innovative Therapy and delivered the Philip Frost Leadership lecture in Washington, D.C. He discussed the need to prioritize treatment modalities that are less toxic and more effective for Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC). On...
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September 22, 2020
- What is a Merkel cell?
- What is Merkel cell carcinoma?
- Symptoms & appearance of Merkel cell carcinoma
- Causes of Merkel cell carcinoma
- Surgical excision
- Mohs micrographic surgery
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- Adjuvant Avelumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma Trial