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

Significant Genes in Malignant Leptomeningeal Neoplasm


Disease Details

Malignant Tumor of Leptomeninges, Malignant Tumor of the Leptomeninges, leptomeningeal cancer, Malignant Neoplasm of the Leptomeninges, Malignant Leptomeningeal Tumor, Malignant Neoplasm of Leptomeninges
Meningeal Neoplasm
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 4. 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.