Cancer of Unknown Primary Sites

  • Jochen A. Werner
  • R. Kim Davis
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Abstract

The so-called CUP syndrome (cancer of unknown primary) is defined as one or more histologically proven metastases of a malignant tumor for which the localization cannot be determined in spite of intensive diagnostic measures [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen A. Werner
    • 1
  • R. Kim Davis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryPhilipps University of MarburgMarburgGermany
  2. 2.University of Utah, School of Medicine 3C 120 University Health Sciences CenterSalt Lake CityUSA

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