Chordoma Foundation

Improving life for those affected by chordoma

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with chordoma, we are here to help with answers to your questions, important steps to consider, and ways to get support.

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Leading the search for a cure

We proactively and strategically initiate, manage and fund research across the globe to accelerate the development of effective treatments and ultimately a cure for chordoma.

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Featured champion

Riccomini Family

“We do truly believe that one day something close to a cure will be found, that the Chordoma Foundation can help us get there, and so we keep on raising money. We just really don’t want other families to have to go through what we have.”

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Featured researcher

Youssef Yakkioui, MD/PhD candidate

Youssef Yakkioui is fascinated by neurosurgery, and by the biology of tumors. The Dutch medical doctor and PhD candidate is planning a career as a physician-scientist – but he is already contributing to our understanding of the molecular underpinnings of chordoma.

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Chordoma Biobank

Contribute to Our BioBank

Patient tissue is critical for research needed to find a cure. Our Biobank enables patients to help advance research by donating excess tissue. Learn how to contribute »