Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: prognostic factors and therapeutic implications

Fausto Rosa, Sergio Alfieri, Valerio Papa, Antonio Pio Tortorelli, Dario Di Miceli, Giovanni Doglietto

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most frequent mesenchymal tumors of the digestive tract. They have recently been recognized as a separate nosological entity and the literature on these stromal tumors has rapidly expanded.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-356
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures
  • Disease-Free Survival
  • Drug Resistance, Neoplasm
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Humans
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Male
  • Medical Records
  • Middle Aged
  • Molecular Targeted Therapy
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Recurrence
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Treatment Outcome


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