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Ependymal Tumor

Cancer

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There is no single treatment for this tumor, so our multidisciplinary team of specialists will develop a personalized treatment plan that may recommend surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination.

Overview

Ependymal tumors, rare malignancies that arise from cells lining the spinal cord and other fluid-filled spaces in the brain, can affect both adults and children. Some types of these tumors grow slowly, while others grow quickly and can spread into nearby tissues. Our oncology team will determine which type of ependymoma you have and how it should be treated.