Treatment of spinal cord tumors may include the following:
Surgery to remove the tumor.
Chemotherapy (systemic and/or intrathecal), if the tumor has spread to the leptomeninges (leptomeningeal carcinomatosis). Radiation therapy may also be given.
Supportive care may be given for leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
A clinical trial of a new treatment.
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