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Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Nomogram

In consultation with a physician, this tool can also be used for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) to predict the chance they will survive without their cancer returning after receiving surgery alone – i.e. without receiving post-surgery chemotherapy.

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Probability of Recurrence-Free Survival after Surgery for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

This tool can be used for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) to predict the chance they will survive without their cancer returning after receiving surgery alone – i.e. without receiving post-surgery chemotherapy.

Supporting Publication

Development and validation of a prognostic nomogram for recurrence-free survival after complete surgical resection of localised primary gastrointestinal stromal tumour: a retrospective analysis. Gold JS, Gönen M, Gutiérrez A, Broto JM, García-del-Muro X, Smyrk TC, Maki RG, Singer S, Brennan MF, Antonescu CR, Donohue JH, DeMatteo RP. Lancet Oncol. 2009 Nov;10(11):1045-52. Epub 2009 Sep 28.