Cancer can affect the spine and its components by a number of types of spinal tumors. Most tumors in the spine are metastatic—they spread from another part of the body into the spinal region and cause pain.

It is possible for cancerous spinal tumors to develop and cause back pain. Learn about the various types of spinal tumors and which treatment options are available.

Metastatic cancer is one of they types of tumors that can affect the spinal column, usually spreading from another part of the body.

Learn about the various surgical options available to help treat and reduce signs and symptoms caused by metastatic spinal tumors.

Learn about metastatic spine tumors, including how they develop, the range of signs and symptoms, who is at higher risk for developing them, and when to see a doctor.

Accurately diagnosing the presence of a spinal tumor—and whether the tumor is cancerous—is required before starting an effective treatment plan.

Could my back pain be a spinal tumor? Spinal tumors are quite rare but are a very serious condition. Learn about the symptoms of spinal tumors.
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