Identifying Targets in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Gastrointestinal (GI) stromal tumors are a rare form of soft tissue sarcoma of the digestive system, primarily affecting the stomach and small intestine. In the US, approximately 6000 new cases of GI stromal tumors are diagnosed each year. Despite their rarity, these tumors are the most prevalent mesenchymal tumors of the GI tract.

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Anna Tzani
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An Introduction to Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Target Identification with Causaly

Studied in Clinical Trials: CD117 protein

Emerging Target: TGFB2 protein

Studied in Animal Models: PDGFRA gene

Conclusion

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