Patient Guide to Spinal Tumors: Purpose and Introduction

Written by Bassem A. Georgy, MD

The Spinal Tumor Patient Guide provides patients, their family members and caregivers information that is easy to understand. Here you can learn about spinal tumors, how and where they develop, the diagnostic process, and treatment. One important point about spinal tumors is they are not common.
Whether you are awaiting diagnosis or recovering from treatment, we understand the challenges can be overwhelming. Many patients feel a sense of control or empowerment when learning about their diagnosis, treatment options and recovery. Talking with your physician, friends and family members can help alleviate apprehension, doubts, and fears.

In addition to the main topics listed on the left-hand side of this page, we have arranged the information in a question and answer format to help you quickly find what you want to know.


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