Cancer Information Center
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare and aggressive disease. Read on to know more.
Patient with Merkel cell carcinoma does not feel any pain. Read on to know more.
Neuroendocrine cancer/tumor is located in the neuroendocrine cells, which belong to the nervous as well as endocrine systems.
Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma both are the types of neuroendocrine tumors. Read on to know more.
Neuroendocrine tumor, which is of the cancerous or malignant form, can spread from its site of origin to other various parts of the body.
Most of the neuroendocrine cancers/tumors are not linked to a genetic syndrome. Read on to know more.
The life expectancy of a patient with Merkel cell carcinoma is dependent on the stage of the disease at the time of diagnosis.
Merkel cell carcinomas effect on the body is not specific and is widely varied. Read on to know more.
The various therapies to stop merkel cell carcinoma from spreading include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy.
Merkel cell carcinoma is a very aggressive tumor and nearly 33% of patients die due to it that makes it twice as fatal as melanoma.