Article Abstract

Chinese consensus guidelines for diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Authors: Jian Li, Yingjiang Ye, Jian Wang, Bo Zhang, Shukui Qin, Yingqiang Shi, Yulong He, Xiaobo Liang, Xiufeng Liu, Ye Zhou, Xin Wu, Xinhua Zhang, Ming Wang, Zhidong Gao, Tianlong Lin, Hui Cao, Lin Shen, Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) Expert Committee on Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor


In order to further promote the standardization of diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in China, the members of Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) Expert Committee on GIST thoroughly discussed the key contents of the consensus guidelines, and voted on the controversial issue. In final, the Chinese consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of GIST (2017 edition) was formed on the basis of 2013 edition consensus guidelines, which is hereby announced. The consensus included the pathological diagnosis, recurrence risk classification evaluation, targeted agent therapy, surgery and principles of surveillance of GIST.

Keywords: Gastrointestinal stromal tumor; diagnosis; therapy; consensus