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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour. A relatively uncommon mesenchymal tumour of the gastrointestinal tract; two-thirds arise in the stomach, nearly one-third in the small intestine and less than 10% elsewhere. They are often incidental findings at endoscopy—especially in Japan due to mass screening for gastric cancer—or at surgery for other causes
Epidemiology More common in the middle-aged to elderly
DiffDx Leiomyoma, schwannoma, sarcoma, adenocarcionoma, ectopic pancreas
Management Most GISTs respond well to the tyrosine-kinase inhibitor imatinib mesylate (Gleevec/STI-571)

GIST

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor, see there.

GIST

gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
References in classic literature ?
 For this of my creed is the soul and the gist,
Ah, now we come to the gist of the matter," Ernest said with a pleased expression.
Well, the gist of what you tell me is that the thing is settled and there's no use in talking.
That has been the gist of the parables which I have tried to adapt to the comprehension of my parishioners.
The gist of them was that thus far we had remarkably little to show for what Raffles would call "our second innings.
GIST Tech-I winners from Africa have included Tonee Ndungu, whose father wanted to start a village school but had no money for textbooks.
BLU-285 in GIST BLU-285 is a highly targeted drug that potently and selectively inhibits PDGFR[eth] D842V and KIT Exon 17 mutants, which are receptor tyrosine kinase mutants known to be key drivers in treatment-resistant and metastatic GIST.
Gist and Starbucks have created a supply chain transformation that places the Starbucks customer experience firmly at its centre.
Logistics specialists Gist use their expertise in warehousing and distribution to work with their customers.
Following the approval of Stivarga for GIST in several countries worldwide, including the U.
Prior to Demo Day, Oasis 500 and GIST worked with 30 Jordanian entrepreneurs,through providing intensive training aimed at honing participantsaACAO skills to advance their startups.
However, GIST will provide technical expertise to setup required equipment "SmartX Rack" and necessary training materials to the university engineers and researchers, whereas PERN will provide space at the Higher Education National Data Centre for installation of equipment at the core of its network.