Clinical guideline SEOM: cancer of unknown primary site

Abstract

Cancer of unknown primary site is a histologically confirmed cancer which is manifested in advanced stage, with no identifiable primary site after the use of standard diagnostic procedures. Patients are initially placed into one of categories based upon the examination of the initial biopsy: adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine carcinoma and poorly differentiated carcinoma. Appropriate patient management requires an understanding of several clinicopathologic features that help to identify several subsets of patients with more responsive tumors.

DOI: 10.1007/s12094-014-1244-0

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@inproceedings{Martin2014ClinicalGS, title={Clinical guideline SEOM: cancer of unknown primary site}, author={Ricardo Collado Martin and Andr{\'e}s Garc{\'i}a Palomo and Luis de la Cruz Merino and P. Borrega Garc{\'i}a and Francisco Bar{\'o}n Duarte}, booktitle={Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico}, year={2014} }