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Small Intestine Leiomyosarcoma

    Standard treatment options:

    1. For resectable primary disease:
      • Radical surgical resection.
    2. For unresectable primary disease:
    3. For unresectable metastatic disease:

    Treatment options under clinical evaluation:

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    • For unresectable primary or metastatic disease:
      • Clinical trials evaluating the value of new anticancer drugs and biologicals.

    Current Clinical Trials

    Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with small intestine leiomyosarcoma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

    General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

      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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