Additional malignancies in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST): incidence, pathology and prognosis according to a time of occurrence-based classification.

@article{Fernndez2018AdditionalMI,
  title={Additional malignancies in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST): incidence, pathology and prognosis according to a time of occurrence-based classification.},
  author={J A Fern{\'a}ndez and Vicente Olivares and Ana Isabel G{\'o}mez-Ruiz and Brenda Ferri and M. Oncins de Frutos and Tutach{\'a} Soria and Germ{\'a}n Vargas Torres and Pascual Parrilla},
  journal={Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study is to clarify if a classification based on the time of occurrence of associated malignancies in GIST patients can help in the understanding of the clinical controversies observed in these patients. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed all the patients diagnosed with GIST tumors between January 1999 and October 2016. They were divided into GIST patients associated with other tumors (A-GIST) and those not associated (NA-GIST). A-GIST patients were also divided… CONTINUE READING
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