Overview

NCI Definition: A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involving the peritoneum. Representative examples include carcinoma and malignant mesothelioma. [1]

Significant Genes in Malignant Peritoneal Neoplasm

BRCA1 +

BRCA2 +

Disease Details

Parent(s)
Peritoneal Neoplasm
Children
Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma, Peritoneal Carcinomatosis, Primary Peritoneal Carcinosarcoma, Malignant Peritoneal Solitary Fibrous Tumor, Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma, and Malignant Peritoneal Germ Cell Tumor

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.