Gene Location [1]
Kinase fusions, MAP kinase signaling
Variant Type

BRAF Fusion is present in 0.47% of AACR GENIE cases, with pilocytic astrocytoma, prostate adenocarcinoma, lung adenocarcinoma, cutaneous melanoma, and thyroid gland papillary carcinoma having the greatest prevalence [4].

Top Disease Cases with BRAF Fusion

Significance of BRAF Fusion in Diseases

Malignant Solid Tumor +

Melanoma +

Glioma +

Low Grade Glioma +

Pilocytic Astrocytoma +

Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma +

Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor +

Low-Grade Neuroepithelial Tumor, NOS +

Ganglioglioma +

Neuronal And Mixed Neuronal-Glial Tumors +

Astrocytic Tumor +

Solid Neoplasm +

Diffuse Glioma +

Malignant Glioma +

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma +

Colorectal Carcinoma +

Gangliocytoma +

Mucosal Melanoma +

Neurofibroma +


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2. The UniProt Consortium. UniProt: a worldwide hub of protein knowledge. Nucleic Acids Research. 2019;47:D506-D515.

3. Liu X, Wu C, Li C, and Boerwinkle E. dbNSFP v3.0: A one-stop database of functional predictions and annotations for human nonsynonymous and splice site SNVs. Human Mutation. 2015;37:235-241.

Liu X, Jian X, and Boerwinkle E. dbNSFP: A lightweight database of human nonsynonymous SNPs and their functional predictions. Human Mutation. 2011;32:894-899.

4. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

5. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.