Associated Genetic Biomarkers
KIT D579del is present in 0.04% of AACR GENIE cases, with gastrointestinal stromal tumor, anorectal melanoma, cutaneous melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, and lung adenocarcinoma having the greatest prevalence .
KIT D579del is a predictive biomarker for use of sorafenib and sunitinib in patients.
Melanoma has the most therapies targeted against KIT D579del or its related pathways .
Significance of KIT D579del in Diseases
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