Overview

NCI Definition: A squamous cell carcinoma arising from the salivary glands. The majority of patients are in their sixth through eight decades. It usually presents as a rapidly enlarging mass, which may be painful. It usually has an aggressive clinical course. [1]

Significant Genes in Salivary Gland Squamous Cell Carcinoma

ERBB2 +

Disease Details

Parent(s)
Salivary Gland 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 4. 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.