Merkel cell

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Merkel cell, Merkel disk

found in the basal layer of the epidermis; believed to act as slow-acting tactile endorgans.

Merkel cell tumor
see neuroendocrine cell tumor.
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Immunobiology of Merkel cell carcinoma: implications for immunotherapy of a polyomavirus-associated cancer.
Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in respiratory specimens from children and adults.
It's biologically plausible that a patient's vitamin D status influences Merkel cell carcinoma behavior, according to Dr.
Differential expression of thyroid transcription factor 1 in small cell lung carcinoma and Merkel cell tumor.
Lien MH, Baldwin BT, Thareja SK, et al: Merkel cell carcinoma: clinical characteristics, markers, staging and treatment.
Total spontaneous regression of advanced Merkel cell carcinoma after biopsy: review and a new case.
tamponade secondary to Merkel cell carcinoma cardiae metastases.
Metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma is a devastating disease with limited treatment options currently available for patients, said Dr.
Adil Daud, MD, member of OncoSec's Melanoma Advisory Board and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, will also present a lecture on September 9 entitled: "Clinical Trials with Plasmid IL-12 Electroporation in Melanoma and Merkel Cell Cancer.
Merkel cell polyomavirus and two previously unknown polyomaviruses are chronically shed from human skin.
First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC)
Washington, Nov 1 ( ANI ): A routine blood test may help predict survival in patients diagnosed with Merkel cell carcinoma, a deadly and aggressive form of skin cancer, according to new findings by Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers.