Gastrointestinal and Liver Tumors

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  • Gastroenterology,
  • Oncology,
  • Surgical oncology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer,
  • Medical,
  • Internal Medicine,
  • Medical / Oncology

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ContributionsW. Scheppach (Editor), R.S. Bresalier (Editor), G.N.J. Tytgat (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9057701M
ISBN 103540434623
ISBN 109783540434627

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Introduction. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) constitute the most frequently encountered mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, accounting for 1–3% of all its malignancies (1,2).Although the most common primary site of GISTs is the stomach and proximal small intestine, they can be found in anywhere along the GI tract ().It is estimated that 25% of patients with newly Cited by: 1.

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Although much less common, liver metastases can also start as breast cancer, esophageal. Gastro intestinal stromal tumours are the uncommon tumours formed in the gastro intestinal tract.

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