Gastrointestinal stromal tumors and leiomyosarcoma of the abdomen and retroperitoneum: a clinical comparison.
- Published Article
Annals of surgical oncology
- Publication Date
May 01, 2001
Although the two patient populations appear to be distinct, their clinical courses are similar. The pattern of distant spread follows the known patterns of hematogenous dissemination. Complete surgical resection is the cornerstone of treatment for primary GIST and LMS and in selected patients with local and distant recurrence.
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