Published in Health Business Week, September 30th, 2005
According to recent research from Taiwan, "Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, histologically identified as highly cellular spindle or epithelioid cell tumors, and often positive for CD34 (60-70%).
"Kaposi's sarcomas (KSs) are similar to GISTs: they are most often found in the gastrointestinal tract (although cutaneous lesions do occur), they are also composed of spindle or epithelioid cells (although erythrocytes are also seen), and the tumor cells are nearly all positive for...
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