Melanoma of Unknown Primary (MUP) Monocentric Retrospectivr Study

Published: 30 October 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/xj636ftgff.1
Paolo Del Fiore


173 consecutive patients with a diagnosis of MUP referring to the Melanoma and Sarcoma Clinic of the Veneto Institute of Oncology (IOV) and the Department of Surgery Oncology and Gastroenterology (DISCOG) of the University of Padua (Italy) between 1985 and 2018 were considered for inclusion in this retrospective cohort study. 127 MUP cases were included in this study according with Das Gupta’s criteria. Continuous data were expressed as median and interquartile range (IQR). The association between medical treatments and tumor stage was evaluated using Fisher’s exact test. Survival curves were calculated using Kaplan-Meier method.



Istituto Oncologico Veneto Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico


Melanoma Skin Cancer