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To Learn More About Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    For more information from the National Cancer Institute about adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia, see the following:

    • Leukemia Home Page
    • What You Need to Know About™ Leukemia
    • Drugs Approved for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    • Understanding Cancer Series: Blood Stem Cell Transplants
    • Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
    • Targeted Cancer Therapies
    • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)

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    The management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) is a multidisciplinary effort involving close collaboration between pathologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, and imaging experts.[1] Treatment may involve surgery and/or the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) depending on the extent of disease and tumor sensitivity to TKI. Although recurrence is common for patients with high-risk tumors (see Table1), complete resection of localized tumors may be associated with long-term...

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    • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
    • Cancer Staging
    • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
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      WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute

      Last Updated: February 25, 2014
      This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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