2013

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6607-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-6608-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Basic Science and Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Basic Science of the Merkel Cell

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      Pages 21-35

      Epidemiology and Genetics (Including High Risk Patients, Polyomavirus, Prognostic Factors)

  3. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-51

      Clinical Diagnosis

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      Pages 53-63

      Staging

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      Pages 65-86

      Histopathologic Diagnosis

  4. Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-96

      Local Excision (Primary, Recurrent Disease)

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      Pages 97-105

      Lymph Node Procedures of the Head and Neck

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      Pages 107-118

      Lymph Node Procedures of the Trunk and Extremities

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      Pages 119-133

      Radiation Therapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease)

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      Pages 135-140

      Chemotherapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease)

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      Pages 141-149

      Treatment Algorithm

  5. Expert Opinions and Future Directions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-155

      Case Study A: Multiply Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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      Pages 157-160

      Case Study B: Radiation Monotherapy for Extensive Local and In-Transit Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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      Pages 161-163

      Case Study C: Complete Spontaneous Regression of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Liver

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      Pages 165-168

      Case Study D: Evaluation of Multiple Merkel Cell Carcinomas in a Single Patient

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      Pages 169-170

      Case Study E: Multidisciplinary Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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      Pages 171-184

      Track and Attack: Emerging Prognostic and Therapeutic Approaches

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 185-190