At what age do Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) tumors most commonly develop?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Arjun S Joshi, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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The tumors most often arise in the sixth and seventh decades of life (mean age, 67.8 y; age range, 15-97 y).

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