Axillary nodal metastases from carcinoma of unknown primary (CUPAx): a systematic review of published evidence

Axillary lymph node metastases from adenocarcinoma or poorly differentiated carcinoma of unknown primary (CUPAx) represent a rare clinical entity without consensus on its biology, management and outcome. We systematically reviewed published CUPAx series and identified 24 retrospective studies enrolling 689 patients from 1975 till 2006. CUPAx affected women… CONTINUE READING