Update on Merkel cell carcinoma pathology
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare but highly aggressive neuroendocrine tumour of the skin. Early diagnosis and timely intervention are essential for improving health outcomes for patients.
In this presentation, Pathologist Prof Scolyer discusses the pathogenesis, subtypes and pathological features of Merkel cell carcinoma. He also discusses the reclassification of Merkel cell carcinoma in the latest WHO Classification of Skin Tumours.
This online lecture was part of the Merck Pfizer Alliance’s Merkel Cell Carcinoma Masterclass in 2020.
Prof Richard Scolyer
Pathologist, Melanoma Institute Australia | Conjoint Medical Director, Melanoma Institute Australia |
Senior Staff Specialist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital | Clinical Professor, The University of Sydney
Declaration of Interest