Spine tumor terms, diagnostic steps, treatment goals
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RARE CONDITION
How can I tell if my back pain is a spinal tumor?
By David S. Bradford, MD

Some symptoms of a back or neck tumor are similar to other spinal disorders. Keep in mind that a spinal tumor is a rare condition, so don't panic. Tumor pain is typically constant, not activity-related, and is not relieved by lying down or resting.
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BENIGN or MALIGNANT?
What we Can Learn from a Pro Athlete's Journey to Neck Surgery
By Bassem A. Georgy, MD
Primary or secondary? Benign or malignant? Learn what these terms mean and how your doctor may apply them to a spinal tumor diagnosis.

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TUMOR GROWTH
Diagnosis and Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint
By Bassem A. Georgy, MD
A spinal tumor may originate in the spine or spread from a nearby organ (eg, lung) where cancer first developed. Of course, the spine is made up of other tissues besides bone and nerves—blood vessels and the body’s lymphatic system can circulate cancer cells.

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ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT
Alternative Treatments for Spinal Tumors
By George I. Jallo, MD
Under a physician’s guidance, some patients have combined various alternative types of treatment to help relieve pain often associated with a spinal tumor. Alternative therapies are sometimes referred to as complementary or integrative.

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SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN
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The symptoms of SI joint dysfunction may be similar to other low back disorders. Learn about the symptoms and how a diagnosis is made.
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TUMOR DIAGNOSIS
Spinal Tumor Diagnostic Steps
By Bassem A. Georgy, MD

The diagnostic process is similar for other causes of back or neck pain, but may include different types of blood work, imaging tests and possibly a biopsy.
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TUMOR SURGERY
Daily Neck Exercises Video
By George I. Jallo, MD

Not all spinal tumors require immediate surgical treatment. Sometimes the tumor is observed over time for change. Learn about treatment goals and procedures.
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