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Will my spinal cord tumor recur?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Spinal cord tumors can come back (recur) after they have been treated. They can come back in the spinal cord or in other parts of the body. Recurrence can happen even several years after the original cancer treatment. People who have had spinal cord tumors will need to be monitored and follow up with their doctors in case there is a recurrence.

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