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      Exploring the biology of cancer of unknown primary: Breakthroughs and drawbacks 

      Kamposioras, K.; Pentheroudakis, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2013)
      Background: Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) ranks among the ten most common malignancies worldwide. Cancer of unknown primary presents as disseminated disease, has a dismal prognosis and remains a diagnosis of exclusion. ...
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      Matrix metalloproteinases in carcinoma of unknown primary 

      Karavasilis, V.; Malamou-Mitsi, Vassiliki D.; Briassoulis, E. Ch; Tsanou, E.; Kitsou, E.; Kalofonos, H. P.; Fountzilas, George; Fotsis, T.; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2005)
      BACKGROUND. The purpose was to study proteolysis-related molecules, matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) and MMP-9 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-1), in carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP). METHODS. ...
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      Perspectives for targeted therapies in cancer of unknown primary site 

      Pentheroudakis, George; Pavlidis, Nicholas (2006)
      Cancer of unknown primary site (CUP) ranks as the fourth most common cause of cancer deaths. Regression of the primary, early development of systemic metastases and resistance to therapy are hallmarks of this heterogeneous ...