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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. Chordoma (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... Resources Copyright 2010 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Chordoma Chordoma is a rare tumor that usually occurs in ... 1 percent of all malignant bone tumors. Description Chordomas develop in a structure called the notochord. The ...
  3. Unusual Cancers of Childhood (PDQ) 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 ...
  4. What Are the Risk Factors for Bone Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... They have an increased risk of developing chondrosarcomas. Chordomas Chordomas seem to run in some families. The genes responsible have not yet been found, but familial chordoma has been linked to changes on chromosome 7. ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Treating Specific Bone Cancers (American Cancer Society)  
    ... Metastases can also be treated by with radiation. Chordomas This primary tumor of bone most often occurs ... used. Imatinib (Gleevec) is often used for a chordoma that has spread widely. It may rarely shrink ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. What Is Bone Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... in the malignant (cancer) form of the tumor. Chordoma: This primary tumor of bone usually occurs in ... twice as common in men than in women. Chordomas tend to grow slowly and often do not ...
  9. ... 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, LBH589, is ...
  10. Cancer Genetics Services Directory (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Lung: Lung cancer Multiple: Oncocytoma Musculoskeletal: Chondrosarcomas Musculoskeletal: Chordoma Musculoskeletal: Endolymphatic sac Musculoskeletal: Fibrosarcoma Musculoskeletal: Osteosarcoma Musculoskeletal: ...
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