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2014-07-29 04:22:01

ROCKLAND, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy

2014-02-19 12:44:47

Cancer cell spread to the sentinel node—the lymph node to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor—is a risk factor for melanoma death.

2014-01-27 08:27:54

Trial to evaluate ID-G100 in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan.


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2011-02-17 16:45:25

Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV or MCPyV), first discovered in January 2008, is one of seven human tumor viruses. It is suspected to cause most of Merkel cell carcinoma which is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Around 80% of Merkel cell carcinoma tumors are found to be infected with MCV. It is found in respiratory secretions suggesting that it may be transmitted by a respiratory route. Usually the tumors with MCV viruses go through at least two mutations that render the virus...

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