Associated Genetic Biomarkers


NCI Definition: A glioma that affects the optic nerve. This condition can be seen in association with neurofibromatosis 1. It is most commonly seen in the pediatric age group. [1]

Significant Genes in Optic Nerve Glioma


KIAA1549 +

NF1 +

Disease Details

Glioma of the Optic Nerve, Glioma of Optic Nerve
Optic Nerve Neoplasm
Optic Nerve Astrocytoma and Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. [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 8. 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.