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Gastrointestinal stromal tumors and leiomyosarcoma of the abdomen and retroperitoneum: a clinical comparison.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of surgical oncology
Publication Date
Volume
8
Issue
4
Pages
290–299
Identifiers
PMID: 11352301
Source
Medline
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Abstract

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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