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Cancer of Unknown Primary Platform

the Netherlands

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.

Focus Groups

From September 2021, various focus groups will be formed within CUPP-NL. Are you enthusiastic and can't you wait, do you have ideas and/or do you want to help in the design of these focus groups, don't hesitate and let us know! 

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Milestones 2021

Working together is learning together is making a future together!

  • Antoni van Leeuwenhoek starts CUP policlinic.
  • Extensive DNA test available for CUP patients via insurance.
  • Conversation card palliative care available.
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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.



Share your mission or goals and let's discover mutual prospects,

Can we make the next steps to a brighter future together?

Don't hesitate, contact us!