Synchronous colorectal adenocarcinoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)

@article{Melis2006SynchronousCA,
  title={Synchronous colorectal adenocarcinoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)},
  author={Marcovalerio Melis and Eugene A. Choi and Robert Anders and Peter J. Christiansen and Alessandro Fichera},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={109-114}
}
Little is known about the synchronous occurrence of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) and other gastrointestinal tumors. We present two cases of an invasive colon cancer with a synchronous small-bowel GIST; immunohistochemistry studies were performed to evaluate possible genetic similarities. This paper reports two cases of synchronous GISTs and… CONTINUE READING