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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor) Summary

Description: All tumors in the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT arising from mesenchymal cells (MESODERM) except those of smooth muscle cells (LEIOMYOMA) or Schwann cells (SCHWANNOMA).

Also Known As: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor; Gastrointestinal Stromal Neoplasms; Gastrointestinal Stromal Sarcoma; Gastrointestinal Stromal Neoplasm; Neoplasm, Gastrointestinal Stromal Show All >>

Networked: 1975 relevant articles (147 outcomes, 201 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. imatinib (Gleevec) : 107 outcomes 108 studies in 1008 results : FDA 3
  2. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase) : 37 outcomes 15 studies in 285 results : IBA
  3. sunitinib (Sutent) : 25 outcomes 25 studies in 192 results : FDA 2
  4. Phosphotransferases (Kinase) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 217 results : IBA
  5. 4- methyl- N- (3- (4- methylimidazol- 1- yl)- 5- (trifluoromethyl)phenyl)- 3- ((4- pyridin- 3- ylpyrimidin- 2- yl)amino)benzamide (nilotinib) : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 25 results : FDA 1
  6. Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptors (Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 119 results : IBA
  7. Tyrosine (L-Tyrosine) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 31 results : FDA 12
  8. dasatinib (BMS 354825) : 3 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 2
  9. tyrosine receptor (receptor, tyrosine) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 102 results : IBA
  10. Mesylates (Mesylate) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. BCR-ABL Positive Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia)
  3. Renal Cell Carcinoma (Grawitz Tumor)
  4. Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Sarcoma)
  5. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
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Key Therapies for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 64 results
  2. Molecular Targeted Therapy : 2 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  3. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome 1 study in 25 results
  5. Hepatectomy : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
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