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Randomized clinical trials in gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 203, New York, NY 10065, USA.
Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America (Impact Factor: 1.67). 01/2010; 19(1):101-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.soc.2009.09.004
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ABSTRACT Gastrointestinal (GI) stromal tumor (GIST) is the most common mesenchymal tumor of the GI tract, constituting 80% of all GI mesenchymal tumors and approximately 20% of all small bowel malignancies, excluding lymphomas. This article provides a summary of recent randomized clinical trials of these tumors.

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