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Cancers 2014, 6(2), 1020-1030; doi:10.3390/cancers6021020

Molecular Imaging and Therapy of Merkel Cell Carcinoma

1,*  and 1,2
1 Molecular and Imaging Therapy Service, Department of Radiology Box 77, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA 2 Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 28 February 2014 / Revised: 8 April 2014 / Accepted: 14 April 2014 / Published: 29 April 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Merkel Cell Carcinoma)
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Several molecular imaging modalities have been evaluated in the management of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), a rare and aggressive tumor with a high tendency to metastasize. Continuous progress in the field of molecular imaging might improve management in these patients. The authors review the current modalities and their impact on MCC in this brief review article.
Keywords: Merkel cell carcinoma; FDG; PET/CT; fluorodeoxyglucose; molecular; imaging; sentinel node Merkel cell carcinoma; FDG; PET/CT; fluorodeoxyglucose; molecular; imaging; sentinel node
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Beylergil, V.; Carrasquillo, J.A. Molecular Imaging and Therapy of Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Cancers 2014, 6, 1020-1030.

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