Overview

NCI Definition: A carcinoma with glandular differentiation arising from the ampulla of Vater. Morphologically, it is characterized by the presence of glycogen-rich cells with hyperchromatic nuclei. [1]

Significant Genes in Ampulla of Vater Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma

MLH1 +

MLH3 +

MSH2 +

MSH3 +

MSH6 +

PMS1 +

PMS2 +

Disease Details

Parent(s)
Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

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