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Cancers 2014, 6(2), 1020-1030;

Molecular Imaging and Therapy of Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Molecular and Imaging Therapy Service, Department of Radiology Box 77, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
Department of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
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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. View Full-Text
Keywords: Merkel cell carcinoma; FDG; PET/CT; fluorodeoxyglucose; molecular; imaging; sentinel node Merkel cell carcinoma; FDG; PET/CT; fluorodeoxyglucose; molecular; imaging; sentinel node

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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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