Trait: melanoma


Experimental Factor Ontology ID: EFO_0000756

EFO Trait Description: A malignant, usually aggressive tumor composed of atypical, neoplastic melanocytes. Most often, melanomas arise in the skin (cutaneous melanomas) and include the following histologic subtypes: superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, and lentigo maligna melanoma. Cutaneous melanomas may arise from acquired or congenital melanocytic or dysplastic nevi. Melanomas may also arise in other anatomic sites including the gastrointestinal system, eye, urinary tract, and reproductive system. Melanomas frequently metastasize to lymph nodes, liver, lungs, and brain. [NCIT: C3224]

Associated PGS

PGS Performance Metrics

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PGS Performance Metric (PPM) ID Evaluated Score PGS Catalog Sample Set (PSS) ID Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
PGS Classification Metrics Other Metrics Covariates Included in PGS Model PGS Performance: Other Relevant Information
PPM000199 PGS000079 (CC_Melanoma) PSS000118 Graff RE et al. (2020) Reported Trait: Melanoma OR: 1.44 [1.41 - 1.48] Genotyping reagent kit (GERA cohort only), genotyping array (UK Biobank only), age, sex, 10 PCs. Results from meta-analysis of GERA and UKB

Evaluated Samples

PGS Catalog Sample Set (PSS) ID Detailed Phenotype Description (e.g. ICD/SNOMED codes used to identify cases) Sample Numbers Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
PSS000118 Cancer diagnoses were obtained from reigstry data in GERA, and ICD-9/10 codes mapped to ICD-O-3 codes in UK Biobank. Cancers for this phenotype were classified using the following SEER site recode(s): 25010 417,136 individuals
[ 6,782 cases, 410,354 controls]
0.46 % Male samples
European GERA, UKB