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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.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
cancers of unknown primary, CUP
Cancer Biology | Neoplasms | Oncology | Radiology
Buttar A, Lambert LA, Liebmann J, Pieters RS. (2015). Cancers of Unknown Primary. Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. https://doi.org/10.7191/cancer_concepts.1016. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/cancer_concepts/15
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