Overview

NCI Definition: An embryonal carcinoma that arises from the central nervous system and occurs during childhood. [1]

Significant Genes in Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Carcinoma

MYCN +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Embryonal Carcinoma of the Pediatric Central Nervous System, Childhood CNS Embryonal Cell Carcinoma, Embryonal Carcinoma of the Childhood CNS, Embryonal Carcinoma of Childhood CNS, Pediatric Central Nervous System Embryonal Carcinoma, Embryonal Carcinoma of the Childhood Central Nervous System, Embryonal Carcinoma of Childhood Central Nervous System, Embryonal Carcinoma of the Pediatric CNS, Embryonal Carcinoma of Pediatric Central Nervous System, Pediatric CNS Embryonal Cell Carcinoma, Embryonal Carcinoma of Pediatric CNS
Parent(s)
Central Nervous System Embryonal Carcinoma

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.