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A gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare type of tumor that develops in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. GISTs develop in a specialized type of cell in the GI tract, known as interstitial cells of Cajal (ICCs), or their precursor stem cells which differentiate to become ICCs. Read more: What Is A GIST Tumor? Article

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