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​​Overview of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Cancer​​

Carcinoma of unknown primary is cancer that starts in an unknown location and has already spread by the time it is diagnosed. This type of cancer is most often found in the lymph nodes, lungs, liver, brain or bones.

Read more information about carcinoma of unknown primary symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.

Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Treatment

Your treatment team will help provide you with information to make an informed decision on the action to take for carcinoma of unknown primary. Research will help you learn what to expect during treatment for this cancer. Take the time to speak to your doctor about your options.

Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of cancer, and personal preferences. Options may include:

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