Postoperative Management of GIST

Ershler, William B.
December 2012
Clinical Oncology Alert;Dec2012, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p92
Case Study
The article presents the case a 61-year-old man with a history of hypertension, who presented with persistent lower abdominal pain. A computed tomography (CT) guided biopsy revealed gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), following which the patient underwent a surgical resection of the tumor. The article also discusses the predictive models for detecting tumor recurrence after GIST resection, and the treatment management for relapse-free survival after resection.


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