Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists are studying new ways to diagnose and treat chordomas.

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See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on chordomas on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

March 11, 2017
  1. Azar FM, et al. Infections and tumors of the spine. In: Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 13th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier; 2017. Accessed Jan. 9, 2017.
  2. Winn HR. Chordomas and chondrosarcomas. Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier; 2011. Accessed Jan. 9, 2017.
  3. Van Gompel JJ, et al. Chordoma and chondrosarcoma. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 2015;48:501.
  4. Clarke MJ (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Jan. 24, 2017.