Trait: head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Experimental Factor Ontology (EFO) Information
Identifier EFO_0000181
Description A squamous cell carcinoma that arises from any of the following anatomic sites: lip and oral cavity, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx, and salivary glands. [NCIT: C34447]
Trait category
Synonyms 8 synonyms
  • craniocervical region squamous cell carcinoma
  • head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
  • squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck
  • squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
  • squamous cell carcinoma, head and neck, somatic
  • squamous cell carcinomas of head and neck
Mapped terms 11 mapped terms
  • DOID:5520
  • EFO:0000181
  • MESH:C535575
  • MONDO:0010150
  • MedDRA:10060121
  • NCIT:C34447
  • OMIM:275355
  • Orphanet:67037
  • SCTID:716659002
  • UMLS:C1168401

Associated Polygenic Score(s)

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Polygenic Score ID & Name PGS Publication ID (PGP) Reported Trait Mapped Trait(s) (Ontology) Number of Variants Ancestry distribution Scoring File (FTP Link)
PGP000413 |
Namba S et al. Cancer Res (2022)
Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma head and neck squamous cell carcinoma 931,477

Performance Metrics

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PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
Evaluated Score PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
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PPM016265 PGS003390
European Ancestry|
270,233 individuals
PGP000413 |
Namba S et al. Cancer Res (2022)
Reported Trait: head and neck squamous cell carcinoma AUROC: 0.672 : 0.00561 age, sex, top 20 genetic principal components

Evaluated Samples

PGS Sample Set ID
Phenotype Definitions and Methods Participant Follow-up Time Sample Numbers Age of Study Participants Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
PSS010079 C01-06, C09, C10, C13, C14
  • 689 cases
  • , 269,544 controls
UKB Controls were samples without any cancer diagnosis or self-reported cancer