NCI Definition: An invasive adenocarcinoma characterized by cystic changes and the presence of malignant glandular cells which contain intracytoplasmic mucin. It may arise from the ovary, pancreas, appendix, and lung. [1]

Disease Details

Pseudomucinous Adenocarcinoma, Pseudomucinous Cystadenocarcinoma
Breast Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma, Ovarian Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma, Pancreatic Mucinous-Cystic Neoplasm with an Associated Invasive Carcinoma, and Appendix Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma


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.