Table 1

Study material

TumorDiagnosisAge (yrs)/SexSample characteristicsTumor sizea (cm)KIT IHCb
1GIST72/FIntra-abdominal extension16+
2GIST60/MIntra-abdominal extension12.6+
3GIST54/MIntra-abdominal extension17+
4GIST72/FStomach primary8.2+
5GIST62/FIntra-abdominal extension16.8+
6GIST71/MIntra-abdominal extension5+
7GIST41/FIntra-abdominal extension45+
8GIST84/MStomach primary3+
9GIST71/FRectal primary7+
10GIST41/MRectal primary10+
11GIST63/MStomach primary9.5+
12GIST50/MLiver metastasis1.5+
13GIST60/FIntra-abdominal extension8.5NA
14Sarcomatoid mesothelioma67/FLung27.5
15Spindle cell sarcoma56/FLung11
16Spindle cell sarcoma58/FBreast24
17Spindle cell sarcoma73/MBack11
18Spindle cell sarcoma75/MThigh3.7
19Fibromatosis38/MFoot14.4
  • a Maximum dimension.

  • b Immunohistochemical staining for KIT: +, strong staining; −, no staining; NA, not available.