NCI Definition: A carcinoma arising in the renal pelvis. The majority of renal pelvis carcinomas are transitional cell and less frequently squamous cell carcinomas. [1]

Disease Details

Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis, Kidney Pelvis Carcinoma, Carcinoma of Renal Pelvis, Carcinoma of Kidney Pelvis, Carcinoma of the Kidney Pelvis
Malignant Renal Pelvis Neoplasm
Renal Pelvis Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Renal Pelvis Adenocarcinoma, and Renal Pelvis Urothelial Carcinoma


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 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.