Library

SCTA Library

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Research and Outcomes

Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Spinal Cord Tumors in Children and Young Adults

Surgical Treatments and Techniques

Additional Resources

Additional articles on Spinal Cord Tumors can be found at: Search Medscape Search eMedicine Suggested Books A Whole New Life by Reynolds Price Childhood Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors by Tania Shiminski Maher Gifts of Time by Fred J. Epstein If I Get To Five by Fred J. Epstein, Josh Horwitz Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors …

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Brochures

Brochures (Courtesy of www.knowyourback.org) Bone Graft Alternatives Cervical Stenosis & Myelopathy Spinal Fusion Spinal Tumor

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Frequently Asked Questions

Common Questions and Concerns The following questions and answers were gathered by support group members over several chat meetings and email. They were answered by Dr. George Jallo, at John Hopikins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Any further questions may be addressed to him at : George Jallo, M.D. Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery Johns Hopkins Hospital 600 …

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Glossary

Glossary Achilles- Tendon at the back of the foot/ankle which elicits a reflex response when struck with a reflex hammer. AFO brace – (Ankle / Foot / Orthosis brace) A brace (usually plastic) worn on the lower leg and foot to support the ankle, hold the foot & ankle in the correct position, and correct …

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Links

Recommended Websites Cern Foundation David’s Blog Explore the Brain and the Spinal Cord Social Security Benefits Handbook    

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Preparation for Surgery

What Do I Do? What Do I Take? This is a list of Ideas and suggestions put together by Spinal Cord Tumor Survivors who have learned through experience what to do and what to take to the hospital with you. These are only suggestions since each person and surgery is different we strongly recommend that …

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