Welcome to the homepage of CUPP-NL, Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) Platform the Netherlands.
CUPP-NL is the expert platform in the Netherlands that is committed to patients with metastatic cancer whose primary tumor cannot be found. By raising awareness and collaboration both nationally and globally, pooling current knowledge and stimulating scientific research, we aim to improve diagnostics and treatment options for CUP patients and CUP patient care in general.
Every week, a cancer of unknown primary origin (CUP) is diagnosed in 25 patients in the Netherlands. This is 1300 - 1500 patients annually. Half of them will die within the first two months after first outpatient visit.
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