On Cancer: Meet Medical Oncologist Mrinal Gounder

By Memorial Sloan Kettering  |  Monday, January 13, 2014

Medical oncologist Mrinal Gounder describes our sophisticated and multidisciplinary approach to care for patients with sarcomas of the soft tissue and bone.


i am a 42 year male ,a case of sacral chordoma postop with loco regional recurrence and liver and lung mets with HPR of dedifferentiated chordoma. Got my gene sequencing done from foundation one which shows the following genomic alterations( PTEN loss, CDKN2A/B loss, GTSE1 R569C, MSH3 E622fs*18 ). Curently undergoing chemotherapy with good response.
Pls advise if any treatment is possible for me .

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