NCI Definition: A sarcoma that arises from the central nervous system. [1]

Disease Details

CNS Sarcoma, Sarcoma of CNS, Sarcoma of the CNS, Sarcoma of the Central Nervous System, Sarcoma of Central Nervous System
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Cord Sarcoma, Meningeal Sarcoma, Central Nervous System Rhabdomyosarcoma, Intracranial Liposarcoma, Central Nervous System Fibrosarcoma, Central Nervous System Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma, Brain Sarcoma, and Central Nervous System Angiosarcoma


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.