Managing symptoms & side effects of CUP
Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) and its treatment can cause a range of symptoms and side effects. The most common are pain, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea and breathlessness, but symptoms and side effects vary from person to person – you may have none or only a few, or you may experience others not mentioned here. Most symptoms and side effects can be relieved and some can even be prevented.
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