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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Other Names for this Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Sarcoma
  • GIST
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  • I was recently diagnosed with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor. The tumor was surgically removed. My doctor gave me a 28% chance for recurrence. What information is available regarding recurrence risks for gastrointestinal stromal tumors? Where can I find studies which discuss these risks? Click here for answer