Spinal Cord Tumors - Intrinsic
There are many types of tumors which involve the substance of the spinal cord. The pathology can vary from benign (non-cancerous) to highly malignant (cancerous).
The most common tumors intrinsic to the spinal cord include:
Spinal Cord Tumors - Extrinsic
Tumors that do not arise within the spinal cord, but do arise within the spinal canal and can exert pressure on the spinal cord, include:
The Spine Center at Johns Hopkins develops a personalized treatment plan to address each individual’s unique tumor.