Overview

NCI Definition: An embryonal carcinoma that develops as a primary tumor in an anatomic site other than the testis or ovary. [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Extragonadal Primary Embryonal Carcinoma, Primary Extragonadal Embryonal Carcinoma
Parent(s)
Malignant Extragonadal Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor
Children
Central Nervous System Embryonal Carcinoma and Vulvar/Vaginal 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.