NCI Definition: A primary or metastatic malignant tumor involving the leptomeninges. [1]

Disease Details

Malignant Tumor of Leptomeninges, Malignant Neoplasm of the Leptomeninges, Malignant Tumor of the Leptomeninges, Malignant Neoplasm of Leptomeninges, Malignant Leptomeningeal Tumor, leptomeningeal cancer
Malignant Neoplasm of the Meninges
Meningeal Melanoma


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.