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Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST)

This article was last reviewed and updated on December 30, 2018 by Ipshita Kak MD FRCPC Quick facts: Gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) is a type of cancer called a sarcoma. It can develop anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract but the most common location is the stomach. The normal gastrointestinal tract The gastrointestinal tract starts at …
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Melanoma

This article was last reviewed and updated on September 4, 2019 by Allison Osmond, MD FRCPC Quick facts: Melanoma is a type of cancer that develops from special cells called melanocytes. Melanoma can start in any location where melanocytes are normally found although the most common location is the skin. In the skin, melanoma is …
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