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Prognosis of Merkel cell cancer

Prognosis of Merkel cell cancer: The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following: The stage of the cancer , site, recurrence and age of the patient. ...see also Overview of Merkel cell cancer

Onset of Merkel cell cancer: Merkel cell carcinoma is more common in the elderly, with most cases occurring after the age of 50. It is slightly more common in men, and occurs on parts of the body commonly exposed to sunlight.

Complications:

Complications of Merkel cell cancer may include:

Complications of Merkel cell cancer from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Merkel cell cancer.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Merkel cell cancer usually refers to the likely outcome of Merkel cell cancer. The prognosis of Merkel cell cancer may include the duration of Merkel cell cancer, chances of complications of Merkel cell cancer, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Merkel cell cancer, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Merkel cell cancer. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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