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]

Significant Genes in Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma

CD274 +

Disease Details

Bronchioalveolar Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Bronchiolo-Alveolar Carcinoma of the Lung, Bronchioloalveolar Lung Adenocarcinoma, Bronchioalveolar Adenocarcinoma of the Lung, Bronchioloalveolar Adenocarcinoma of Lung, Bronchiolo-Alveolar Lung Carcinoma, BAC, Bronchioloalveolar Adenocarcinoma of the Lung, CARCINOMA, BRONCHIOLOALVEOLAR, MALIGNANT, Bronchiolo-Alveolar Carcinoma of Lung, Bronchioalveolar Lung Carcinoma
Lung Adenocarcinoma In Situ


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 8. 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.