Spinal Cord Tumors and Spine Tumors
Spinal tumors may arise from within the spinal cord, from the nerves attached to the spinal cord, or from the structures surrounding the spinal cord (the dural covering, the vertebral bone). Proper treatment of spinal cord and spine tumors is determined by the exact type of tumor, the tumor’s precise location, and other unique characteristics of the tumor. Treatment may involve surgery, radiation treatment, and rarely, chemotherapy.
The Jewish Health Organization treats many spinal cord tumors and spine tumors, including: