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Table 3 Clinical outcome according to primary local treatment of 25 chordoma patients.

From: Chordoma: clinical characteristics, management and prognosis of a case series of 25 patients

Treatment No. Local P or R Distant metastases NED* AWD* Dead*
Wide S alone 5 1 2 1 (20) 1 (11) 3 (2 NED)
(3-123)
Intralesional S alone 14 13 2 1 (8) 9 (4-123) 4 (26-149)
Wide S+RT - - - - - -
Intralesional S+RT 3 3 2 - 2 (102-130) 1 (62)
Diagnostic biopsy only 3 1 1   2 (6-63) 1 (2)
RT alone - - - - - -
  1. * months (range)
  2. S: surgery; RT: radiotherapy: P: progression; R: recurrence; NED: not evidence of disease; AWD: alive with disease.