Overview

NCI Definition: An adenocarcinoma that arises from the fallopian tube. Histologic subtypes include clear cell, endometrioid, serous, and mucinous adenocarcinoma. It spreads to adjacent organs, regional lymph nodes, and peritoneum. [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Adenocarcinoma of Fallopian Tube, Adenocarcinoma of the Fallopian Tube
Parent(s)
Adenocarcinoma
Children
Fallopian Tube Mucinous Adenocarcinoma, Fallopian Tube Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma, Fallopian Tube Serous Adenocarcinoma, Fallopian Tube Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma, and Fallopian Tube Papillary Adenocarcinoma

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.