What is the survival rate for Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Arjun S Joshi, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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The overall 5-year survival rate is 50-70%. [21] The presence of regional nodal or distant metastases adversely affects survival.


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