Merkel cell carcinoma
Merkel cell carcinoma, or merkel cell cancer, is a rare skin tumor that can experience rapid growth. About 120 to 150 people are diagnosed with this cancer type every year and occurs more commonly in light-skinned people and people who are over 70 years old. Slightly more men develop this tumor than women.
Find out more about the causes and symptoms, and the most commonly used diagnostic tests and treatment types for merkel cell cancer on this page.
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