Published in Cancer Weekly, September 9th, 2003
According to recent research published in the journal Radiographics, "Intracranial chordoma is a locally aggressive and relatively rare tumor of the skull base that is thought to originate from embryonic remnants of the primitive notochord.
"Both computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging are usually required for evaluation of intracranial chordomas due to bone involvement and the proximity of these tumors to many critical soft-tissue structures," wrote E. Erdem and colleagues, University of Arkansas Medical Science,...
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