Treatment Options for Spinal Cord Tumors
Treatment of spinal cord tumors may include the following:
- Surgery to remove the tumor.
- Radiation therapy.
- Chemotherapy, if the tumor has spread from the spinal cord to the leptomeninges (the two innermost membranes covering the brain and spinal cord).
- A clinical trial of a new treatment.
WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute
February 25, 2014
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