Definitive high dose photon/proton radiotherapy for unresected chordomas

Y.-L. Chen, W. Kobayashi, S. Childs, F. Hornicek, A. Rosenberg, G. P. Nielsen, D. Rosenthal, H. Suit & T. DeLaney
Objectives: Complete resection +/- adjuvant radiotherapy is the primary treatment for chordomas. However, resection of lumbar or high sacral chordomas may require sacrifice of nerve roots and result in significant loss of neurological function, while some other patients may be medically inoperable[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]