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Cancers of unknown primary (CUP) are a heterogeneous group of histologically proven metastatic tumors whose primary site can't be determined after a standard diagnostic and pathologic work-up. This chapter in Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist presents provides an overview of cancers of unknown primary, including initial evaluation and principles of treatment.

Publication Date

8-26-2015

Publisher

University of Massachusetts Medical School

City

Worcester, MA

Keywords

cancers of unknown primary, CUP

Disciplines

Cancer Biology | Neoplasms | Oncology | Radiology

Comments

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Contract No. HHSN276201100010C with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

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