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The SSG XVIII/AIO Trial: Results Change the Current Adjuvant Treatment Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.
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PMID:  23334483     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although adjuvant imatinib (IM) for high risk GIST is an accepted treatment consideration, the duration of therapy remains controversial. The recently published SSGXVIII/AIO randomized clinical trial of 3 years vs. 1 year of adjuvant IM has established a benefit of RFS and OS for the 3 year cohort. Future studies are necessary to continue to further delineate risk variables for GIST recurrence.
Authors:
Burton L Eisenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of clinical oncology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1537-453X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Clin. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8207754     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Oncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, LH.
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