Spine Tumors

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with a tumor in the spine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is ready to help. Our multidisciplinary spine tumor team is made up of international leaders in neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, radiation oncology, and neuroradiology who work together closely to deliver personalized, highly sophisticated care. Our innovative approaches have made treatment for spine tumors safer and more effective than ever before.

Making an Appointment

Call 212-639-6506
Mon–Fri, 8:30 AM–5:30 PM, ET

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Treatment at the Spine Tumor Center

Each year, more than 1,500 people come to the Spine Tumor Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering for expert diagnosis and treatment.

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Becoming a Patient

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or a related disease, we can help you understand your treatment options.

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Patient Care Facilities

We provide patient care at locations in New York City and at state-of-the-art facilities in New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester County.

Image Guided Radiation Therapy for Spine Tumors

Radiation oncologist Josh Yamada talks about a technique called IGRT that delivers high doses of radiation sculpted to the shape of tumors.

Spine Metastases: Decision Making and Treatment Options

Neurosurgeon Mark Bilsky talks about advances in the treatment of spine tumors with radiation therapy, surgery, and other procedures.

Treatment Options