Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center, giving you access to new developments and treatments for spinal cord tumors. Mayo Clinic participates in several cooperative clinical trials networks and is the research base for the North Central Cancer Treatment Group.

Mayo Clinic's research on spinal cord tumors includes finding ways to:

  • Use technology for earlier diagnosis and to improve surgical techniques for tumor removal
  • Avoid late complications related to tumor removal and identify which tumors are safe to monitor rather than remove
  • Best treat astrocytomas, a type of spinal cord tumor

Read about Mayo Clinic's neuro-oncology research program activities.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on spinal cord tumors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine

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