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CASE REPORT
Combined radio-immunotherapy leads to complete clinical regression of stage IV Merkel cell carcinoma
  1. Daniel R Principe1,
  2. Joseph I Clark2,3,
  3. Bahman Emami4 and
  4. Stanley Borowicz2,3
  1. 1 Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  2. 2 Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola University Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
  3. 3 Medical Service, Edward Hines, Jr. Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois, USA
  4. 4 Department of Radiation Oncology, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola University Medical Center, Hines, Illinois, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Stanley Borowicz, Stanley.Borowicz2{at}va.gov

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  • Contributors DRP assimilated patient information, assembled figures and drafted the manuscript. JIC and BE consulted with the patient, provided treatment and edited the manuscript. SB was the primary care provider, consented the patient and edited the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by National Cancer Institute (1F30CA236031) to DP.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors DRP assimilated patient information, assembled figures and drafted the manuscript. JIC and BE consulted with the patient, provided treatment and edited the manuscript. SB was the primary care provider, consented the patient and edited the manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by National Cancer Institute (1F30CA236031) to DP.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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