Gene Location [1]
Receptor tyrosine kinase/growth factor signaling

PDGFRA Exon 18 Mutation is present in 0.22% of AACR GENIE cases, with gastrointestinal stromal tumor, lung adenocarcinoma, conventional glioblastoma multiforme, melanoma, and colon adenocarcinoma having the greatest prevalence [4].

Top Disease Cases with PDGFRA Exon 18 Mutation

Biomarker-Directed Therapies

Significance of PDGFRA Exon 18 Mutation in Diseases

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor +

Myeloid Neoplasm +

Acute Myeloid Leukemia +

Myelodysplastic Syndrome With Excess Blasts-2 +


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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.