Metastatic malignancy of the cervical spine. A nonoperative history.

@article{Rao1992MetastaticMO,
  title={Metastatic malignancy of the cervical spine. A nonoperative history.},
  author={Suryanarayana Rao and Ketan K. Badani and Thomas Schildhauer and Margarida Borges},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 10 Suppl},
  pages={S407-12}
}
Of 48 patients with spinal metastases treated at the Kenneth J. Norris Cancer Center at The University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, California between 1984 and 1987, 19 consecutive patients with cervical metastatic disease were identified and followed until death or remission. Prostate, breast, and lung neoplasms accounted for 57% of the cervical metastases. Associated nonspinal skeletal, extraskeletal, or multiple-level spinal metastases were seen in 95% of patients… CONTINUE READING

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