The Role of Nursing in Ruptured Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in
Adolescents and Young Adults: A Case Report
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare life-threatening forms
of cancer representing 0.1%-3% of all gastrointestinal (GI)
malignancies. Nursing has become a critical component in handling
patients with gastrointestinal tumors. This case report investigates the
role of nursing in ruptured GISTs in adolescents and young adults (AYA).