NCI Definition: A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm that affects the gums. [1]

Disease Details

Malignant Neoplasm of Gingiva, Malignant Tumor of the Gingiva, Malignant Tumor of Gum, Gum Cancer, Malignant Tumor of Gingiva, Malignant Neoplasm of the Gingiva, Malignant Gum Neoplasm, Malignant Neoplasm of Gum, Malignant Gingival Tumor, Malignant Gum Tumor, Malignant Neoplasm of the Gum, Malignant Tumor of the Gum
Oral Cavity Cancer


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.