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Latest gastrointestinal stromal tumor Stories

2010-03-08 12:53:39

New breakthrough treatments for the most common cancers could soon come from cutting-edge research into some of the world's rarest tumors.

2010-02-18 08:19:36

Researchers are able to predict and reverse resistance to a commonly used treatment.

2010-01-11 15:47:00

A drug that is already an approved therapy for some cancers also might be an effective secondary treatment for a rare tumor of the gastrointestinal tract.

2009-07-29 10:21:34

A research article to be published on July 21, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. This research led by Professor Kim and his colleagues in Pusan National University, South Korea.

2009-07-16 16:42:57

Survival rate racial differences for gastrointestinal tumors are narrowing between African-Americans and whites, U.S. researchers said.

2009-07-14 10:45:00

New research published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons reveals that African Americans with gastrointestinal stromal tumors

2009-06-01 08:02:00

Company Expands Diagnostic Services with K9 Clone DOG-1 Immunohistochemical and H. pylori Monoclonal Antibody Tests LAKEWOOD, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PLUS Diagnostics, a leading U.S.

2009-05-19 06:00:00

Partner Keryx to present Phase 2 data on perifosine for multiple cancers QUEBEC CITY, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc.

2009-05-18 07:29:00

Results Will be Reported from Phase 2 Studies Evaluating KRX-0401 in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, Colorectal Cancer and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-05-15 09:34:27

Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center uncovered a genetic pattern that may help predict how gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients respond to the targeted therapy imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). Moreover, their findings point to genes that could be suppressed in order to make these tumors respond more readily to imatinib.


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