We’re glad you found us.

SCTA is a caring community on the web, established by people just like you, who have been given the overwhelming diagnosis of a spinal cord tumor.  You, and those close to you undoubtedly have many questions.

Adjusting to this diagnosis can be less frightening in the company of others who have gone through the ordeal, and can share their experiences. Please browse, get to know us, join the discussion forum, ask questions, and come back as often as you like.

Knowledge can have a healing effect: there is a wealth of information here for you. In time, you will be able to add an account of your own experiences if you wish. Above all, feel at home. You are among friends. You are not alone.


Journey with a Spinal Cord Tumor

Eileen Rogers-Coughlin was recently diagnosed with a Intramedullary Ependymoma spinal cord tumor. Check out her video below. She is working hard to raise awareness for people with SCTs. https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Journey-with-a-Spinal-Cord-Tumor/273535189489689 http://www.myspinalcordtumor.blogspot.com/

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2014 CERN Foundation Ependymoma Awareness Day

Visit the CERN Foundation website for more information on the 2014 Ependymoma Awareness day on April 10th. Click the image below to visit the website.

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2014 SCTA Survivor Survey

The Spinal Cord Tumor Association would like to thank you for visiting our website. If you are a Spinal Cord Tumor Survivor, please take a moment to complete the following survey.  Hope * Strength * Victory

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SCTA Awareness Wristbands Now on Sale!

The SCTA Awareness Wristbands that were available at the 2013 SCTA conference are now available online. You order comes with 5 wristbands for $15.00. (This includes shipping and handling.)

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2013 SCTA Conference: Nick Buettner/Steven Hall

2013 SCTA Conference Speaker: Nick Buettner Topic: Spinal Cord Tumor Story                 2013 SCTA Conference Speaker: Steven Hall Topic: Fitness & Nutrition for SCT Survivors                             Click here to listen to the recording.

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2013 SCTA Conference: Dr. George Jallo (Spinal Cord Tumors)

2013 SCTA Conference Speaker: Dr. George Jallo Topic: Aging with Spinal Cord Tumors                     Click here to listen to the recording.

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2013 SCTA Conference: Dr. Mark Gilbert (CERN Foundation)

2013 SCTA Conference Speaker: Dr. Mark Gilbert Topic: Ependymoma Research                     Click here to listen to recording.

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2013 SCTA Conference: Dr. Mark Gerber (Pain Management)

2013 SCTA Conference Speaker: Dr. Mark Gerber Topic: “Do I Have to Live with this Pain?” How a Pain Medicine Specialist can Help.                     Click here to listen to the recording.

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