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Journal of Skin Cancer
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 327150, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/327150
Review Article

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Chemotherapy and Emerging New Therapeutic Options

Universitätsklinik für Dermatologie, AKH, Medizinische Universität Wien, Währinger Gürtel 18-20, 1090 Wien, Austria

Received 25 July 2012; Accepted 10 December 2012

Academic Editor: Boban M. Erovic

Copyright © 2013 Laura Desch and Rainer Kunstfeld. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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