Overview

NCI Definition: A carcinoma of the ureter. The majority of ureter carcinomas are transitional cell and less frequently squamous cell carcinomas or adenocarcinomas. --2003 [1]

Significant Genes in Ureter Carcinoma

EGFR +

ERBB2 +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Ureteral Carcinoma, Carcinoma of Ureter, Carcinoma of the Ureter
Parent(s)
Malignant Ureter Neoplasm
Children
Ureter Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Ureter Adenocarcinoma, Regional Ureter Carcinoma, Ureter Small Cell Carcinoma, and Ureter Urothelial 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 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.