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EU approves Bavencio (avelumab) to treat metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.- Merck KGaA + Pfizer.

Merck and Pfizer Inc. announced that the European Commission (EC) has grantedmarketing authorization for Bavencio (avelumab) as a monotherapy for...

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FDA grants accelerated approval for Bavencio (avelumab) to treat Merkel cell carcinoma .-Merck KgAA + Pfizer

Merck and Pfizer Inc. announced that the FDA has approved Bavencio (avelumab) Injection 20 mg/mL, for intravenous use, for the...

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Guidelines

Management of primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

This guideline provides recommendations for referral, management and follow up of patients aged 18 years and over with primary invasive SCC, including SCC arising: on sun-exposed (SE) and non-SE sites.

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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen’s disease) 2014

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the management of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)...

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: EHNS–ESMO–ESTRO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Journal articles

Avelumab in patients with chemotherapy-refractory metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma: a multicentre, single-group, open-label, phase 2 trial.

Background: Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive skin cancer with poor prognosis in patients with advanced disease. Current standard care uses various cytotoxic chemotherapy regimens...

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Avelumab and other recent advances in Merkel-cell carcinoma.

Merkel-cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but aggressive form of skin cancer that occurs in the elderly, is associated with UV radiation and immunosuppression. Initial treatment consists of wide excision with adjuvant radiation.

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Avelumab for the treatment of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.

Avelumab is a promising new therapeutic agent for patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare and aggressive type of neuroendocrine tumor of the skin.

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Clinical trials

Avelumab in Subjects With Merkel Cell Carcinoma (JAVELIN Merkel 200)

This is a multicenter, international, single-arm, open-label, Phase 2 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of avelumab in subjects with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC).

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A Phase II Study of Efficacy and Safety in Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma (BOLT)

This study will assess the efficacy and safety of oral treatment with two dose levels of LDE225 in patients with locally advanced or metastatic BCC.

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Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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