stage IV Merkel cell carcinoma

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

The tumor has spread to skin that is not close to the primary tumor or to other parts of the body, such as the liver, lung, bone, or brain.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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