(WTNH) – After iconic singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet lost his life to Merkel Cell Carcinoma, a rare skin cancer last Friday, many people are taking efforts to learn about this type of cancer.

Buffet was diagnosed with Merkel Cell Carcinoma and battled for about four years. Hartford HealthCare Doctor Jill Rubinstein joins News 8 to talk more about this type of cancer.

Watch the full interview with Dr. Rubinstein in the video above.