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Chordoma community invited to participate in the Natural History Study of Rare Solid Tumors

The ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic have interrupted and altered medical research across the globe. While some scientists have had to halt their studies abruptly, others can forge ahead thanks to virtual options. The chordoma community is one of many rare disease communities invited to participate in one such study, the Natural History Study of Rare Solid Tumors, currently underway at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Continue reading

The Chordoma Foundation and The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research fund open-source research to accelerate drug discovery following recent breakthroughs

The Chordoma Foundation (CF) and The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research (MFCR) announced today a two-year, $1.4M partnership with a team of researchers at three institutions to develop new treatments for chordoma, a rare and difficult-to-treat bone cancer. The researchers will focus on creating the first drugs to inhibit a protein known as brachyury. Continue reading



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