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Merkel Cell Skin Cancer Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging

Know the signs and symptoms of Merkel cell carcinoma. Find out how it's tested for, diagnosed, and staged. 

Detection and Diagnosis

Finding cancer early often allows for more treatment options.  Some early cancers may have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that's not always the case.

Stages and Outlook (Prognosis)

After a cancer diagnosis, staging provides important information about the extent of cancer in the body and the likely response to treatment.

Questions to Ask About Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Get some questions you can ask your health care team to help you better understand your diagnosis and treatment options.