General Introduction

  • M. A. Eric HayatEmail author
Part of the Tumors of the Central Nervous System book series (TCNS, volume 6)


A spinal tumor is a growth of cell mass within or surrounding the spinal cord. These tumors are uncommon primary malignancies of the central nervous system (CNS), and constitute 5–10% of all primary CNS malignancies.


Spinal Cord Spinal Tumor Spinal Cord Tumor Neurophysiological Monitoring Intramedullary Spinal Cord 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesKean UniversityUnionUSA

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