stage 0 Merkel cell carcinoma in situ

Pronunciation: (stayj … MER-kul sel KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)

Abnormal Merkel cells are found in the top layer of the skin. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2010-03-15 Date last modified: 2018-01-09