Associated Genetic Biomarkers

Overview

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

BRAF +

KIAA1549 +

NF1 +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Glioma of the Optic Nerve, Glioma of Optic Nerve
Parent(s)
Optic Nerve Neoplasm
Children
Optic Nerve Astrocytoma and Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma

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.