A treatment that delivers extreme heat or cold to a tumor using small needles or probes inserted directly into the … Continue reading
A legal document that specifies what actions should or should not be taken for an individual’s health if they are … Continue reading
An imaging test that is done before surgery to show the location of important blood vessels.
Tumors that do not invade and destroy nearby tissue or spread to other parts of the body.
A procedure that uses a needle to remove a small tissue sample from the tumor to be tested in order … Continue reading
A type of radiation therapy in which a small amount of radioactive material is placed inside the body to kill … Continue reading
A gene that makes a protein, also called brachyury, that is present at high levels in nearly all chordoma tumors.
The brainstem is the lower part of the brain connected to the spinal cord. The brainstem relays all signals to … Continue reading
A type of particle therapy that uses beams of charged carbon ions to kill cancer cells. Carbon ion therapy can … Continue reading
A major artery that provides the brain, head, and neck with oxygenated blood.