Published in Cancer Weekly, June 24th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "A 69-year-old man presented with a malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor associated with secondary amyloidosis. The tumor had classic features of a malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor with interlacing fascicles and whorls of spindle cells, numerous conspicuous mitotic figures, and extensive coagulative necrosis. Cells stained diffusely for CD117 (c-Kit), confirming the diagnosis of gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
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