Overview

NCI Definition: A carcinoma that arises from the transitional epithelium of the ureter. It is associated with tobacco use and usually presents with gross or microscopic hematuria. [1]

Significant Genes in Ureter Urothelial Carcinoma

ERBB2 +

FGFR1 +

FGFR3 +

MLH1 +

MLH3 +

MSH2 +

MSH3 +

MSH6 +

PMS1 +

PMS2 +

TSC1 +

TSC2 +

Disease Details

Synonyms
Ureter Urothelial Cancer, Ureteral Transitional Cell Carcinoma, Transitional Cell Carcinoma of Ureter, Utereral Urothelial Cell Carcinoma, Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Ureter, Ureter Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Parent(s)
Ureter 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.