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1.

Sunitinib

An indolinone derivative and tyrosine kinase inhibitor with potential antineoplastic activity. Sunitinib blocks the tyrosine kinase activities of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2), platelet-derived growth factor receptor b (PDGFRb), and c-kit, thereby inhibiting angiogenesis and cell proliferation. This agent also inhibits the phosphorylation of Fms-related tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3), another receptor tyrosine kinase expressed by some leukemic cells. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
263033
Concept ID:
C1176020
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Imatinib

An antineoplastic agent that inhibits the Bcr-Abl fusion protein tyrosine kinase, an abnormal enzyme produced by chronic myeloid leukemia cells that contain the Philadelphia chromosome. Imatinib also inhibits the receptor tyrosine kinases for platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) and stem cell factor (SCF)/c-kit; the SCF/c-kit receptor tyrosine kinase is activated in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). This agent inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in cells that overexpress these oncoproteins. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
183186
Concept ID:
C0935989
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
3.

Imatinib mesylate

A tyrosine kinase inhibitor and ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT that inhibits the BCR-ABL kinase created by chromosome rearrangements in CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA and ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA, as well as PDG-derived tyrosine kinases that are overexpressed in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
182645
Concept ID:
C0939537
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
4.

Tyrosine

A non-essential amino acid. In animals it is synthesized from PHENYLALANINE. It is also the precursor of EPINEPHRINE; THYROID HORMONES; and melanin. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
21746
Concept ID:
C0041485
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Biologically Active Substance; Pharmacologic Substance
5.

Usually

A response indicating that something happens or happened most of the time. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
854883
Concept ID:
C3888388
Finding
6.

Independent

MedGen UID:
721426
Concept ID:
C1299583
Finding
7.

Problem

A difficulty, disorder, or condition needing resolution. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
46106
Concept ID:
C0033213
Finding
8.

Neoplasm

A benign or malignant tissue growth resulting from uncontrolled cell proliferation. Benign neoplastic cells resemble normal cells without exhibiting significant cytologic atypia, while malignant cells exhibit overt signs such as dysplastic features, atypical mitotic figures, necrosis, nuclear pleomorphism, and anaplasia. Representative examples of benign neoplasms include papillomas, cystadenomas, and lipomas; malignant neoplasms include carcinomas, sarcomas, lymphomas, and leukemias. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
10294
Concept ID:
C0027651
Neoplastic Process
9.

Neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract

A benign or malignant neoplasm involving any part of the digestive system. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
4846
Concept ID:
C0017185
Neoplastic Process
10.

Glivec

MedGen UID:
183185
Concept ID:
C0935987
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
11.

STI-571

MedGen UID:
172122
Concept ID:
C0906802
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
12.

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are mesenchymal tumors found in the gastrointestinal tract that originate from the interstitial cells of Cajal, the pacemaker cells that regulate peristalsis in the digestive tract. Approximately 70% of GISTs develop in the stomach, 20% in the small intestine, and less than 10% in the esophagus, colon, and rectum. GISTs are typically more cellular than other gastrointestinal sarcomas. They occur predominantly in patients who are 40 to 70 years old but in rare cases may occur in younger persons (Miettinen et al., 1999, 1999). GISTs can also be seen in neurofibromatosis-1 (NF1; 162200) due to mutations in the NF1 gene, and are thus distinct from the GISTs described here. Sandberg and Bridge (2002) reviewed the cytogenetics and molecular genetics of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Coffey et al. (2007) reviewed the clinical features, pathogenesis, and molecular treatments of Menetrier disease (137280) and GIST, both of which are hyperproliferative disorders of the stomach caused by dysregulated receptor tyrosine kinases. [from GTR]

MedGen UID:
116049
Concept ID:
C0238198
Neoplastic Process
13.

Benzoate

MedGen UID:
67406
Concept ID:
C0220795
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
14.

Connective and Soft Tissue Neoplasm

A benign, intermediate, or malignant neoplasm that affects the connective and soft tissue. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
60224
Concept ID:
C0206765
Neoplastic Process
15.

Neoplasm of connective tissues

Neoplasms composed of connective tissue, including elastic, mucous, reticular, osseous, and cartilaginous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective tissue. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
45035
Concept ID:
C0027656
Neoplastic Process
16.

Gastrointestinal disease

A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract, anus, liver, biliary system, and pancreas. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
8970
Concept ID:
C0017178
Disease or Syndrome
17.

Neoplasm of digestive tract

Tumors or cancer of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
8398
Concept ID:
C0012243
Neoplastic Process
18.

Heredity

The transmission of traits encoded in GENES from parent to offspring. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
6814
Concept ID:
C0019266
Molecular Function
19.

Indole

A class of bicyclic organic compounds composed of a phenyl ring attached to a nitrogen-containing pyrrole ring. The chemical structure is C1(NC=C2)=C2C=CC=C1. [from NCI_CRCH]

MedGen UID:
5785
Concept ID:
C0021236
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
20.

Abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract

An abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
3828
Concept ID:
C0012242
Disease or Syndrome
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