Study shows that radiation, used alone, is similar in efficacy to surgery in treating MCC that has spread to lymph nodes.
Many prior studies have shown that radiation can be an…
In a collaborative study from ten centers around the United States, a new staging system for MCC was created and adopted for worldwide use in 2010. It replaces five conflicting staging systems and should promote a better understanding of stages and outcomes in MCC. 5,823 cases of MCC were analyzed in this study to create the new staging system.
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