Tumor Metastases Of Unknown Primary

Most commonly responsible for CUP syndromes are tumors of testis, lung, colon and rectum, and pancreas. Therefore, the study of these regions should be done very carefully. One speaks of a carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP), when one or more tumor metastases are found in one patient, but no primary tumor can be detected in routine diagnostics. CUP syndromes are found in up to 7% of all malignancies and represent…

September 3, 2018