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Clinical significance of oncogenic KIT and PDGFRA mutations in gastrointestinal stromal tumours.
Progression-free survival in gastrointestinal stromal tumours with high-dose imatinib:randomized trial.
The tumour was identified as an incipient gastrointestinal stromal tumour that consisted of uniform neoplastic cells without nuclei atypia (Figure 4).
At present Stivarga is obtainable in the USA and Japan for mCRC and is also sanctioned for gastrointestinal stromal tumours in numerous countries, comprising the two above-mentioned markets.
Use of c-KIT/PDGFRA mutational analysis to predict the clinical response to imatinib in patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumours entered on phase I and II studies of the EORTC Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma Group.
FRIMLEY, England, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - Glivec(R) (imatinib) Now Approved in the UK for Post-Surgery Treatment of Patients With KIT (CD117)-Positive Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST), who are at Significant Risk of the Cancer Returning After Surgery(1)
A further 1,000 suffer from gastrointestinal stromal tumours which can be reversed by Sutent which, trials suggest, benefits about two thirds of patients.
Targeted Treatment Also Offers Long Term Hope for People With Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GISTs)

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