There is no one-size-fits-all prognosis for spinal cancer because prognosis varies significantly depending on many factors, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Prognosis is determined by considering an individual's... More »

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The common signs and symptoms of cancer in the spine include pain, muscle weakness, numbness in the legs or arms, general loss of sensation and difficulty walking, according to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In... More »

Patients with spinal bone cancer have a median survival rate of 10 months, according to the Annals of Oncology journal. Once a patient experiences cord compression, the life expectancy is reduced to three months. Althoug... More »

The success rate of spinal cancer treatment in adults between 20 and 44 with meningioma is 92 percent. The American Cancer Society uses the five-year survival rate to measure success. The rates decrease as patients grow ... More »

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Patients with spinal bone cancer have a median survival rate of 10 months, according to the Annals of Oncology journal. Once a patient experiences cord compression, the life expectancy is reduced to three months. Althoug... More »

The chance of recovery for those diagnosed with esophageal cancer depends on the stage of the cancer, the size of the tumor and the patient's general health. The earlier the cancer is found, the better the patient's prog... More »

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Spine cancer is most often simply called spine cancer, spinal cancer or spinal tumors. Individual tumors are given technical names based upon location and where the cancer originated from. More »

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