Overview

NCI Definition: A carcinoma arising in the oral cavity. Most oral cavity carcinomas are squamous cell carcinomas of the tongue, buccal mucosa, or gums. Less frequent morphologic variants include mucoepidermoid carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. [1]

Significant Genes in Oral Cavity Carcinoma

CCND1 +

EGFR +

ERBB2 +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Carcinoma of Mouth, Mouth Cancer, oral cavity cancer, Carcinoma of Oral Cavity, Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity, Oral Cavity Cancer, Mouth Carcinoma
Parent(s)
Lip and Oral Cavity Carcinoma
Children
Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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.