Multidisciplinary Management of Primary Tumors of the Vertebral Column
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- Hsu, W., Kosztowski, T.A., Zaidi, H.A. et al. Curr. Treat. Options in Oncol. (2009) 10: 107. doi:10.1007/s11864-009-0102-8
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Primary spinal neoplasms are rare tumors that can lead to significant morbidity secondary to local bone destruction and invasion into adjacent neurological and vascular structures. These tumors represent a clinical challenge to even the most experienced physicians and require a multidisciplinary approach to ensure optimal patient outcomes. This review will discuss the most common primary bone tumors and focus on recent surgical, medical, and radiation treatment advances.