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What do I need to know about caring for someone with spinal cord tumors?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

You can help care for someone with a spinal cord tumor by going with them to their doctor's appointments and supporting them in their treatment. If they have surgery or radiation treatment, they might need help around the house until they are feeling better. If the spinal cord tumor is pressing on the spine, they might need help with their normal daily activities, as their movement may be limited.

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