Overview

NCI Definition: A malignant neoplasm that has spread to the brain from another anatomic site or system. The majority are carcinomas (usually lung or breast carcinomas). [1]

Significant Genes in Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Brain

BRAF +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Brain Metastases, Metast. to brain parenchyma, NOS, Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm to the Brain, Metastatic Tumor to the Brain, Brain Metastasis, Metastatic Neoplasm to the Brain, Metastases to brain parenchyma, NOS
Parent(s)
Cancer
Children
Brain Metastasis

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.