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Treatment Options for Primary Adult Spinal Cord Tumors

For information about the treatments listed below, see the Treatment Option Overview section.

Treatment of spinal cord tumors may include the following:

  • Surgery to remove the tumor.
  • Radiation therapy.
  • A clinical trial of a new treatment.
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Navigating Care disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information. This information was sourced and adapted from Adapted from the National Cancer Institute's Physician Data Query (PDQ®) Cancer Information Summaries on

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