Type of sarcoma: 
Locations: 
Nottingham, Oxford, Birmingham, Oswestry, Stanmore (London), London, Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle, Machester, Southampton

The study aims to understand better how chordoma develops, how and why it progresses, and its response to established and to new treatments. 

Full title: Understanding Chordoma: A National Cohort Study

Age: Any
Status: Open

The study aims to understand better how chordoma develops, how and why it progresses, and its response to existing and new treatments. Patients’ health and needs are monitored and samples of tumour tissue are removed during operations and blood samples. Tests are run on these samples with the aim of learning about what makes chordoma grow.