Cancer from an unknown primary site

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Abstract

Cancer from an unknown primary site (CUP) is frequently encountered in clinical practice. This review is designed to help physicians identify those patients with CUP that benefit from specific therapeutic approaches. The utility of pathologic and diagnostic tests in patients with CUP will also be discussed, as will the prognosis and appropriate treatment of these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-46
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume326
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2003

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Keywords

  • Chemotherapy
  • Neoplasm metastasis
  • Neoplasms
  • Unknown primary

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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