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  1. Genetics Home Reference: Chordoma From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Chordoma On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... information Glossary definitions Reviewed January 2012 What is chordoma? A chordoma is a rare type of cancerous ...
  2. Other Rare Unusual Cancers of Childhood From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... on adult Skin Cancer Treatment for more information. Chordoma Chordoma is a very rare type of bone tumor ... skull to the tailbone . In children and teenagers, chordomas develop more often in the base of the ...
  3. Tumor Types (National Brain Tumor Society)  
    ... stem cell therapy, and targeted therapy (personalized medicine). Chordoma Back to top Characteristics Rare and low grade ... radiation therapy are the common forms of treatment. Chordomas at the base of the skull can be ...
  4. Brain and Spinal Tumors: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... area of the brain that produces cerebrospinal fluid. chordoma —a rare congenital tumor formed by remnants of ...
  5. What Is Bone Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... parts of the body without first recurring locally. Chordoma: This primary tumor of bone usually occurs in ... twice as common in men as in women. Chordomas tend to grow slowly and often do not ...
  6. ... certain proteins made by the cancer cells in chordomas. Adding another drug to imatinib, such as the ... chemo drug cisplatin helps stop the growth of chordomas when imatinib stops working. Another drug, panobinostat, is ...
  7. ... include meningiomas, Page 4 of 12 parasellar meningiomas, chordomas, esthesioneuroblastomas, juvenile angiofibromas, a variety of tumors in ... are more malignant versions of a tumor called chordoma, most of which arise below this region in ...
  8. Cancer Genetics Services Directory (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Lung: Lung cancer Multiple: Oncocytoma Musculoskeletal: Chondrosarcomas Musculoskeletal: Chordoma Musculoskeletal: Endolymphatic sac Musculoskeletal: Fibrosarcoma Musculoskeletal: Osteosarcoma Musculoskeletal: ...
  9. ... ocular melanoma , retinoblastoma ) Head and neck Lung Spine (chordoma, chondrosarcoma ) Prostate Researchers are also studying whether proton ...
  10. Bone Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cancer that starts in a bone is uncommon. Cancer that has spread to the bone from another part of the body is more common. There are three types of bone cancer: ...
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