chordoma


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chordoma

a rare congenital tumor of the brain.
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Analysis of the relationship between tumor dose inhomogeneity and local control in patients with skull base chordoma.
3 yr nasopharyngeal carcinoma 2 79 Clival Infratemporal 1 yr chordoma fossa approach 3 47 Sphenoclival None 3 yr chondrosarcoma 4 28 Clival chordoma None 10 mo 5 68 Oncocytoma of the None 15 mo postnasal space 6 49 Recurrent Trans-sphenoidal 9 mo basisphenoid excision chordoma 7 50 Clival chordoma None 2.
today reported data from an ongoing Phase II clinical study that suggest the company's anticancer compound Orathecin(TM) is effective against chordoma, a rare type of bone tumor.
This is of particular importance in cases such as chordoma, in which dural invasion may be present and is often unclear from preoperative imaging.
As a cancer patient, I cannot think of any reason not to consent access to my data to help other patients receive better care and contribute to advance cancer research," noted Hans Keulen, a Dutch rare cancer patient from the Chordoma Foundation.
This edition has new illustrations and new chapters on sudden unilateral neuralgiform conjunctival injection tearing headache, primary thunderclap headache, hypnic headache, nummular headache, atypical odontalgia, burning mouth syndrome, nervus intermedius neuralgia, red ear syndrome, clival chordoma syndrome, glomus tumor of the shoulder, osteonecrosis of the elbow joint, driver's elbow, boxer's knuckle, trigger wrist, superior cluneal nerve entrapment syndrome, clitoral priapism, breaststroker's knee, glomus tumor of the knee, and fabella syndrome.
He began working at the chordoma research lab that also happened to be at Duke, but grew frustrated by its lack of resources.
We present a case of chordoma, causing caudal compression, which was initially presumed to be a metastatic deposit from a renal cell carcinoma on the basis of radiological investigations.
The hospital revealed that the boy, identified only as Tristan, was facing certain death from a chordoma, a rare, malignant brain tumour, which had wrapped around the 4-year-old's brain stem, making it impossible to use normal surgical techniques.
Scientists have discovered that a familial form of a rare bone cancer called chordoma is explained not by typical types of changes or mutations in the sequence of DNA in a gene, but rather by the presence of a second copy of an entire gene.
Percutaneous biopsy revealed a diagnosis of chordoma.