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Clinical Sarcoma Research

, 2:21

First Online: 05 October 2012Received: 20 August 2012Accepted: 03 October 2012

Abstract

The current AJCC version 7 staging system is a lugubrious means to classify gastrointestinal stromal tumors with respect to their risk and need for adjuvant systemic therapy. The rule of fives, suggested here, is a means to quickly assess whether a given gastrointestinal stromal tumor is low vs intermediate-high risk.

KeywordsGastrointestinal stromal tumor GIST Staging Adjuvant therapy  Download fulltext PDF



Author: Robert G Maki

Source: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/2045-3329-2-21



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