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Cancers of unknown primary origin: current perspectives and future therapeutic strategies

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Translational Medicine, January 2012
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Title
Cancers of unknown primary origin: current perspectives and future therapeutic strategies
Published in
Journal of Translational Medicine, January 2012
DOI 10.1186/1479-5876-10-12
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Authors

Giulia Maria Stella, Rebecca Senetta, Adele Cassenti, Margherita Ronco, Paola Cassoni

Abstract

It is widely accepted that systemic neoplastic spread is a late event in tumour progression. However, sometimes, rapidly invasive cancers are diagnosed because of appearance of metastatic lesions in absence of a clearly detectable primary mass. This kind of disease is referred to as cancer of unknown primary (CUP) origin and accounts for 3-5% of all cancer diagnosis. There is poor consensus on the extent of diagnostic and pathologic evaluations required for these enigmatic cases which still lack effective treatment. Although technology to predict the primary tumour site of origin is improving rapidly, the key issue is concerning the biology which drives early occult metastatic spreading. This review provides the state of the art about clinical and therapeutic management of this malignant syndrome; main interest is addressed to the most recent improvements in CUP molecular biology and pathology, which will lead to successful tailored therapeutic options.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Denmark 1 1%
Unknown 98 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 18 18%
Other 14 14%
Student > Bachelor 14 14%
Researcher 14 14%
Student > Master 10 10%
Other 14 14%
Unknown 15 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 49 49%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 16%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 11 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 4%
Computer Science 1 1%
Other 3 3%
Unknown 15 15%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 February 2021.
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#4,577,801
of 23,312,088 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Translational Medicine
#736
of 4,115 outputs
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#39,654
of 248,699 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Translational Medicine
#11
of 49 outputs
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