Our experts work together in specialized teams that focus an incredible level of knowledge on you. Using the latest, most advanced technology, MD Anderson’s pathologists have extraordinary skill in diagnosing the origin of cancer of unknown primary.
Advanced Treatment, Range of Support
If the site of origin of cancer of unknown primary is found, MD Anderson offers a full range of the most advanced treatments for every diagnosis. Depending on the type of cancer, these may include proton therapy, targeted therapies, surgery and others.
As one of the world’s leading cancer centers, we offer a range of clinical trials of new therapies. And because we know CUP can take a toll on you and your family’s quality of life, we provide a range of support and wellness services to help you live your life to the fullest. This includes specially trained psychologists and a supportive care team who know what you are going through and can help.
Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about cancer of unknown primary, including the different types, how it starts and who’s at risk.
did you know?
Cancer of unknown primary accounts for about 2% of all cancer diagnoses
in the U.S.
Common cancer treatments include chemotherapy, radiation treatment and surgery. Doctors select the treatment for cancer of unknown primary based on your diagnosis and disease stage.