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Risk factors for cancers of unknown primary site: Results from the prospective EPIC cohort

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Cancer of unknown primary site (CUP) may be called an "orphan" disease, as it is diagnosed when metastases are detected while the primary tumor typically remains undetected, and because little research has been done on its primary causes. So far, few epidemiological studies, if any, have addressed possible risk factors for CUP. We analyzed data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort (N 5 476,940). During prospective follow-up, a total of 651 cases ...

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10.1002/ijc.28874

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Publisher:
Wiley-Liss Inc.
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer
Volume:
135
Issue:
10
Pages:
2475-2481
Publication date:
2014-11-15
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Source identifiers:
491377
Language:
English
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pubs:491377
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uuid:a3072530-3af4-42f6-9303-8532ec36cfc2
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pubs:491377
Deposit date:
2014-12-14

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