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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

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Last updated:30th Sep 2018

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best standards of cancer care, based on the findings of evidence-based medicine.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are rare tumours, with an estimated unadjusted incidence of around 1/100 000/year. This only covers clinically relevant GISTs, since it is likely that a much higher number of microscopic lesions could be found pathologically, if looked for.


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