Original Publication Date: 1 November, 2015
Publication / Source: Personalized Medicine
Authors: Ola Myklebost
Precise differential diagnosis has led to good definition of most sarcoma subgroups, but although increasing molecular understanding and better diagnostic techniques will improve this further, the many subgroups lead to fragmented opportunities and limit even more the insufficient commercial interest. For novel, targeted strategies, gastrointestinal stromal tumors are a prime example of how a drug developed for another target in leukemia, has been successfully repurposed.