[A case of rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) locally resected after long-term chemotherapy with imatinib mesylate].

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We report a case of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) locally resected after long-term chemotherapy with imatinib mesylate. A 78-year-old woman was diagnosed with GIST in the lower rectum on screening colonoscopy for anemia. The tumor was 7 cm in diameter, and the anal sphincter was considered to be difficult to preserve due to the extent of the tumor… (More)

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@article{Tonooka2014ACO, title={[A case of rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) locally resected after long-term chemotherapy with imatinib mesylate].}, author={Toru Tonooka and Nobuhiro Takiguchi and Hiroshi Yamamoto and Yoshihiro Nabeya and Atsushi Ikeda and Osamu Kainuma and Hiroaki Souda and Akihiro Cho and Yorihiko Muto and Hiroo Yanagibashi and Eiko Takano and Tadamichi Denda and Matsuo Nagata}, journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy}, year={2014}, volume={41 12}, pages={1849-51} }