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GIST test

GIST test

GIST test: The GIST (gastrointestinal stromal tumor) test is a laboratory test used to detect the c-Kit protein (CD117 antigen) in gastrointestinal tumor tissue. The test is used to differentiate GIST from leiomyosarcoma (LMS) and determine eligibility for the anti-GIST drug Gleevec® (imantinib).

GIST test: Other Names

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Symptoms Associated with GIST test

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Basic Information: GIST test

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