Questions About Cancer? 1-800-4-CANCER

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment (PDQ®)

Patient Version

Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Recurrent Merkel cell carcinoma is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. The cancer may come back in the skin, lymph nodes, or other parts of the body. It is common for Merkel cell carcinoma to recur.

  • Updated: May 5, 2014