Merkel Cell Carcinoma - Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management

2022
AAD Meeting
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Pearls on the current concepts in diagnosis and management of MCC
Author

David M. Miller

Published

March 28, 2022

Event

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting Advanced Skin Cancer Session

Overview & Learning Objectives

  • Brief overview of pathophysiology of Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Recognize the use of Imaging and te Merkel cell polyoma virus serum antibody test in clinical practice
  • Discuss recently approved therapeutic strategies in MCC, including the use of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors as primary treatment, as well as emerging strategies in the neo-adjuvant and adjuvant setting
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