How do other illnesses affect spinal cord tumors?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

How spinal cord tumors are treated and managed depends on whether there is cancer in other parts of the body and how advanced that cancer is. Your spinal cord tumor may be treated differently depending on whether it is primary and secondary. These factors will help determine your course of treatment as well.

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