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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Cancer of Unknown Primary: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have cancer of unknown primary (CUP) can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Cancer of Unknown Primary: Tests After Diagnosis

    The tests you have will depend on where the cancer is found. The tests you have can include blood and urine tests, imaging tests, and procedures called biopsies.

  • Cancer of Unknown Primary: Diagnosis

    If your healthcare provider thinks you might have cancer of unknown primary (CUP), you will need certain exams and tests to be sure. These tests will be used to try to find the place the cancer started.

  • Cancer of Unknown Primary: Stages

    Most cancers are staged with the Roman numerals I, II, III, and IV. The stage of cancer of the unknown primary is at least a stage II.