NCI Definition: A malignant neoplasm affecting the tongue. The vast majority of cases are carcinomas. [1]

Disease Details

Malignant Neoplasm of Tongue, Malignant Tumor of Tongue, Malignant Tumor of the Tongue, Tongue Neoplasm, Malignant, Malignant Neoplasm of the Tongue, Tongue Neoplasm Malignant Stage Unspecified, Malignant Tongue Tumor, Tongue Cancer
Oral Cavity Cancer
Tongue Adenosquamous Carcinoma and Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma


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.