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Epidemiology, classification, clinical presentation, prognostic features, and diagnostic work-up of gastrointestinal mesenchymal neoplasms including GIST


Jeffrey Morgan, MD

Instructor in Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Chandrajit P Raut, MD, MSc, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Section Editors

Kenneth K Tanabe, MD

Section Editor — Gastrointestinal Malignancies

Professor of Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Robert Maki, MD, PhD

Section Editor — Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

Professor of Medicine

Monter Cancer Center

Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine

Alberto S Pappo, MD

Section Editor — Pediatric Oncology

Head of Solid Malignancies Program

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Deputy Editor

Diane MF Savarese, MD

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Oncology and Palliative Care

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity