Trending Medical and health breaking news Mortality Elevated in Merkel Cell Patients Living in Rural Areas

Trending Medical and health breaking news Mortality Elevated in Merkel Cell Patients Living in Rural Areas

There is an increased incidence of locally staged Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) among patients who live in rural areas of the United States, compared with those in urban and metropolitan areas, yet overall survival is worse in rural areas. This paradox was discovered in an analysis of data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results…