Treatment Options for Spinal Cord TumorsTreatment of spinal cord tumors may include the following:
- Surgery to remove the tumor.
- Radiation therapy.
- Chemotherapy (systemic and/or intrathecal), if the tumor has spread to the leptomeninges (leptomeningeal carcinomatosis). Radiation therapy may also be given.
- Supportive care may be given for leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
- A clinical trial of a new treatment.