Overview

NCI Definition: A solitary adenocarcinoma arising from the lung measuring 3 cm or less. It is characterized by a predominantly lepidic pattern and 5 mm or less invasion in greatest dimension. It is usually a non-mucinous adenocarcinoma, but rarely may be mucinous. [1]

Bronchioloalveolar carcinomas most frequently harbor alterations in EGFR [2].

Most Commonly Altered Genes in Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma

EGFR Mutation are the most common alterations in bronchioloalveolar carcinoma [2].

Top Alterations in Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma

Disease Details

Synonyms
Bronchioloalveolar Lung Adenocarcinoma, Bronchioalveolar Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Bronchioalveolar Lung Carcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar Carcinoma of the Lung, Bronchiolo-Alveolar Lung Carcinoma, Bronchiolo-Alveolar Carcinoma of Lung, Bronchioloalveolar Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Bronchioloalveolar Adenocarcinoma of the Lung, CARCINOMA, BRONCHIOLOALVEOLAR, MALIGNANT, BAC, Bronchioalveolar Adenocarcinoma of the Lung
Parent(s)
Lung Adenocarcinoma In Situ

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.