DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Stomach cancer. Close-up of the swollen abdomen of a 71-year-old male patient with a malignant (cancerous) gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST). GISTs are rare tumours that develop in mesenchymal tissue (muscle, connective tissues and bone). Symptoms include trouble swallowing (dysphagia), gastrointestinal haemorrhage or secondary tumours. Treatment options for soft tissue sarcomas such as this include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
Model release not required. Property release not required.