NCI Definition: An adenocarcinoma that arises from the gastric cardia. The majority of cases have been reclassified as gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinomas. [1]

Disease Details

Adenocarcinoma of the Cardia of the Stomach, Adenocarcinoma of the Gastric Cardia, Adenocarcinoma of Cardia of Stomach, Adenocarcinoma of Gastric Cardia
Sporadic Gastric Adenocarcinoma


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.