Spinal Cord Tumors Directory
A spinal cord tumor occurs when abnormal tissue forms around or in the spinal cord. Tumors that affect the spinal cord sometimes affect parts of the brain. Types include astrocytomas, gliomas, CNS germ cell tumors, CNS embryonal tumors, and others. Treatments may involve surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how a spinal cord tumor is caused, how to treat it, and much more.