, Volume 10, Issue 1-2, pp 107-125
Date: 23 Jun 2009

Multidisciplinary Management of Primary Tumors of the Vertebral Column

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Opinion statement

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.