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HCG to offer limb salvage in-vivo procedure to treat bone cancer patients  -  23 Nov 2009
pharmabiz.comThe most common bone tumours are osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, fibrosarcoma, and chordoma. ...

Rapamune™ May Improve Responses to Gleevec® in Patients with Chordoma  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Cancer ConsultantsResearchers from Italy treated six patients with advanced chordoma with Gleevec.[2] These patients were treated for a year or more with evidence of activity ...

Two neurosurgeons remove rare spinal cord tumour  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Times of IndiaAccording to the doctors, the cancer called Chordoma is common among men and its chances are in one in 2 million people. A middle aged woman, who suffered ...

Health Matters : What is Chordoma ?  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)The symptoms of chordoma depend on which area of the nervous system is involved. When the skull is affected, double vision, facial weakness or numbness, ...

An interesting diagnosis for a presacral mass: Case report  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Differential diagnoses include congenital causes such as teratoma or chordoma, neurological causes such as neurilemoma or neurofibroma or other malignancies ...

Make-A-Wish treats 7-year-old to lots of Legos  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
KSL-TVJared has a rare type of brain cancer, called a chordoma tumor, that starts in the tissue around the spinal cord. Jared's dad says his son is a superhero in ...

Heyward following in father's footsteps  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Centre Daily TimesNear the end, he also suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed and lost his vision as a result of a tumor known as chordoma. ...

What Is Bone Cancer (Sarcoma)? What Causes Bone Cancer?  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Medical News TodayChordoma: It is a type of cancer that starts in the base of the spine and usually affects men between 40 to 50 years of age. Angiosarcomas: It is a type of ...

Minimally Invasive Endonasal Surgery ~ Preferred Route for ...  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Medical TourismIn patients in whom the endonasal route is used to remove skull base tumors such as a chordoma, additional bone is removed below the pituitary gland and

Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFinally, after one horrible baseball season of missed hits and no outfield catches, doctors at a local children's hospital in Texas diagnosed chordoma,

Apollo acquires cyberknife system  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Express Buzz...oligodendroglioma, brain metastasis, spinal tumours, pituitary adenoma, hemangioblastoma, skull base tumours, chordoma, meningioma, neurofibroma,

Lauren E. Richmond  -  Dec 22, 2008
Somerset Reporter,Lauren was an active member of the Marty Lyons Foundation and the Chordoma Foundation families. Surviving are her loving parents, Dean and Laurie Colella

Oncolytics Biotech Inc.'s REOLYSIN(R) Exceeds Primary Statistical ...  -  Dec 11, 2008
Canada NewsWire (press release),Osteosarcoma 9(*) SD (tumour resection after cycle 4) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chordoma 6(*) SD

HIT IT HARD: Concert fundraiser benefits Indianola graduate  -  Oct 23, 2008,This extremely rare cancer is called sacral chordoma. Unlike breast, testicular, colon or other forms of cancer that have established treatment procedures,

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Investigators Present Interim US REOLYSIN ...  -  Nov 6, 2008
CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse),Chordoma 5(*) SD ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Unspecified Spindle Cell 5(*) SD

Traitement ciblé des sarcomes  -  Nov 14, 2008
Bulletin du Cancer,122 Casali PG, Stacchiotti S, Sangalli C, Olmi P, Gronchi A. Chordoma. Curr Opin Oncol 2007 ; 19 : 367-70. 123 Cortot A, Armand JP, Soria JC.

Former Michigan teen pens book, fights tumor  -  Jul 7, 2008
Chicago Tribune,By JIM TOTTEN | Livingston County Daily Press & Argus Three years ago, the doctors told Stephen Beirne he had a rare spinal tumor known as chordoma,

Woman presents with progressive unexplained visual loss in right eye  -  Jul 9, 2008
OSN SuperSite (subscription),The differential diagnosis includes neoplastic processes such as a pituitary adenoma, meningioma, glioma, craniopharyngioma or chordoma, as well as vascular

Duke MBA Students Offer Small Business Consulting Services  -  Jul 1, 2008
Duke University,Last year, Fuqua teams worked with: BioMedomics, The Chordoma Foundation, Durham Affordable Housing Coalition, Healing With CAARE, Southern Energy

Teen's wish hits bookshelves  -  Jun 22, 2008
Hudson Hub-Times,Stephen was diagnosed with Chordoma, a rare malignant tumor that usually develops, without explanation, on the spine and base of the skull.

Wooster novelist churns out fifth mystery-thriller  -  Jun 21, 2008
Akron Beacon Journal,Beirne was affected by a chordoma tumor when he wrote the book, and Liz Murphy, the shop's owner, was instrumental in the publishing effort.

In the fight of his life  -  May 4, 2008
North County Times,...(AP Photo/Sara D. Davis) Simone Sommer, of Greensboro, NC, and her son Duke University junior Josh Sommer, 20, look through a chordoma medical book in

Now Sian's looking on the bright side  -  Apr 30, 2008
Rhyl Journal,...was given the all-clear at Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology after she was diagnosed with the rare brain tumour, chordoma, at the age of 14.

My all clear after 11 year tumour fight  -  Apr 25, 2008
Norwich Evening News,Sian Moore was just 14 when she was diagnosed with the brain tumour, chordoma. So rare was the tumour that doctors said it was at that time only the third

Racing to Find the Cure for His Own Cancer  -  Mar 7, 2008
ABC NewsJosh Sommer, 20, spends 30 hours a week researching chordoma, an incurable cancer he was diagnosed with in 2005. "It's very personal because I realize that

YOU ASKED, WE ANSWERED: Josh Sommer Answered Your Questions About ...  -  Mar 16, 2008
ABC NewsJosh Sommer, 20, spends 30 hours a week researching chordoma, an incurable cancer he was diagnosed with in 2005. (Ric Francis, file/AP Photo) Josh Sommer is

Fight of his life  -  Mar 17, 2008
Louisville Courier-Journal,High-prevalence diseases are at the front of the line, rare ones like chordoma usually at the back. But then, a stroke of good fortune.

New mother struggles with her need for care  -  Mar 16, 2008
Philadelphia Inquirer,Rogers, a Downingtown East grad, was diagnosed last month with a rare form of bone cancer called chordoma. This type of cancer resists most types of

Patient leads fight for his life  -  Dec 22, 2007
News & Observer,Diagnosed last year with chordoma, a rare bone cancer, he applied his brainpower and, with a little luck, led an international charge to find a cure.

Fundraiser helps wrestler with medical bills  -  Nov 30, 2007
Community Press,A fundraiser for a Mount St. Joseph wrestler who is battling a chordoma brain tumor will be this Friday, Dec. 7. Wrestling for Rob Murvine, the title of the

Award brings back memories for 1980s athlete  -  Dec 3, 2007
Cincinnati Enquirer,A group of neighbors in Delhi Township will be wrestling for Rob Murvine, 20, a student at the College of Mount St. Joseph, who has a chordoma brain tumor.

'Curtain rises' on Bridgewater poet  -  Dec 13, 2007
Bridgewater Courier News,When Richmond, now a freshman at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, turned 10, doctors found a chordoma, or tumor, growing out of her vertebra next to her

Primary Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Arising Within a Mature ...  -  Oct 11, 2007
Ortho SuperSite,2,5 In the differential diagnoses of sacrococcygeal teratomas, tailgut cysts, chordoma, neurofibroma, meningocele, fibrosarcoma, giant cell tumor,

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A rare solitary neoplasm of skeletal tissue in adults.

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