Available medical treatments
The ultimate treatment of this condition is the complete removal of the tumor. Depending on age, tumor location, overall health and severity of the problem, doctor will suggest treatment.
Monitoring – In case the tumor is non-cancerous, then there is a need of constant monitoring in order to ensure that necessary actions are taken to combat the growth of the cancer cells.
Surgery – If the patient is willing to take the risk of having the tumor surgically removed, then surgery is the most common treatment. Off late, there have been major advancements in the process of surgical removal of tumors of the spinal cord which has resulted in specialists now being able to eliminate the tumor growth, even in those locations that were not accessible until very recently.