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What does CUP stand for?

CUP stands for Carcinoma of Unknown Primary

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This atlas-based text intended for both residents and seasoned practitioners in need of up-to-date information covers every anatomic region in detail--skin, head and neck, lung and mediastinum, endocrine system, digestive system genitourinary system, breast and female genitals, hematopoietic tumors, soft tissue and bone, central nervous system, and metastic carcinoma of unknown primary.
com/prnh/20111102/LA98641LOGO) The study, led by John Hainsworth, MD, of the Sarah Canon Research Institute, A Retrospective Study of Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Site and a Colorectal Cancer Molecular Profile, focused on the improved treatment response and survival in a group of patients in which CancerTYPE ID results were utilized in the selection of site-specific therapy.
Poster Discussion at ASCO shows CancerTYPE ID predicted a site of tumor origin in 98 percent of CUP patients CHICAGO -- bioTheranostics, developer of innovative oncology diagnostic tests and solution provider for metastatic cancer, today announced study results showing that tumor profiling with its CancerTYPE ID([R]) molecular test helped guide site-specific chemotherapy and improve overall survival for patients with carcinoma of unknown primary site (CUP).