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Table 1 Outcome of paediatric chordomas observed in the major paediatric series of the literature.

From: Paediatric Chordomas

Author Number of cases Treatment Mean follow-up in months (min-max) Progression free survival (%) Overall survival (%)
Surgery Radiotherapy Chemotherapy
Benk et al.[ 19 ] 18 Partial resection (18) Proton (18) - 72 (19–120) 63 (5 years) 68 (5 years)
Borba et al.[ 16 ] 79 (review) Not precise Not precise Not precise 39 (1–300) - 56.8
Hoch et al.[ 20 ] 73 Total/Partial resection (73) Proton (73) - 90 (12–252) - 81
Ridenour et al.[ 18 ] 20 Partial (14) Conventional (10) (2) 129 (1–501) - 63
Proton (2)
None (2)
Total (4) Conventional (2)
None (2)
Biopsy (2) Conventional (2)
Necker - Lariboisière (not published) 34 Partial (24) Conventional (2) (3) 78 (0.3-239) 54.3 (15 years) 63
Proton (3)
Conventional + Proton (12)
Radiosurgery (1)
Tomotherapy (1)
None (4)
Unknown (1)
Total (6) Conventional (2) Proton (3) Conventional + Proton (1) (1)
Unknown (4)
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