The Northwestern Neuro-Oncology Center also specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the spinal cord and spine. Listed below are some of the tumors we commonly treat, including:
The Spine Tumor Center uses a comprehensive approach that incorporates the talents of specialists from various disciplines and makes use of cutting-edge technology is employed in the treatment of all benign and malignant tumors of the spine and spinal cord.
The surgical team uses advanced technology, including:
This enables the team to not only treat the most complex spinal tumors, but it also enables them to perform extensive reconstructive procedures.
If necessary, conventional external-beam radiotherapy is available. Medical oncologists provide protocol-driven chemotherapy for all malignant tumors, using state-of-the-art techniques.