First, you’ll meet with your doctor for a physical exam. You’ll talk about your symptoms and your doctor may order imaging tests such as an MRI or a CT scan.
If you have a chordoma, we’ll work with you to develop a plan for cancer care that will ensure the best possible outcome. We typically recommend a combination of surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
If surgery is required, your surgeon may use the Expanded Endonasal Approach (EEA), a minimally invasive procedure in which the cancer is removed through the nasal passages, resulting in no incisions, a shorter hospital stay and a faster recovery than traditional brain surgery.