A 45-year-old member asked:
What can be done for a spinal tumor?
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Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Multiple options: Depending on size, location, pathology, and symptoms, a variety of options are available - surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, observation or combination. Proton beam therapy is a newer form of radiation treatment utilizing more precise proton energy rays that try to avoid or minimize collateral damage to vital parts like the spinal cord or the normal brain tissue.
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