JADE MOSS, NP-C

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare but very aggressive form of skin cancer. It commonly presents as a rapidly growing nodule or bump on a sun-exposed site such as the face, head, or neck. Merkel cell carcinomas can range in color from flesh colored to red, purple, or blue. This type of aggressive skin cancer is more common in individuals who are fair skinned, male, have a history of significant sun exposure, have a history of other skin cancers, and/or who have a compromised immune system. As this type of skin cancer has a high risk of spreading (metastasizing) or recurring, early and prompt diagnosis is crucial for survival. Any new, unusual, changing, or symptomatic growth should prompt a visit to your dermatologist.

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Memphis Location

Address

6254 Poplar Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38119

The Cosmetic Center

Address

6252 Poplar Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38119

Collierville Location

Address

1125 Schilling Blvd. East, Suite 105,
Collierville, TN 38017

Jackson Location

Address

15 Old Humboldt Rd.,
Jackson, TN 38305