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New Gene Fusions and Mutations Linked to Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Posted on Posted in Cancer News, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor News, Stomach Cancer News

(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO) – Findings could lead to additional targeted treatments for more patients.  In recent years, researchers have identified specific gene mutations linked to gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), which primarily occur in the stomach or small intestine, with 5,000 to 6,000 new cases per year in the United States. But 10 to […]