Merkel Cell Carcinoma - Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management

Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Pearls on the current concepts in diagnosis and management of MCC

David M. Miller


June 11, 2021

Event Details

Event: MGH Inpatient Oncology Rounds
Event Location: Lunder Building, MGH, Boston MA
Slides: Slides for this talk can be found here

Overview & Learning Objectives

  • Brief overview of pathophysiology of Merkel cell carcinoma
  • Recognize the use of Imaging and the 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
  • There is a slide component, which is used for didactic purposes
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