“Think of the dual surgeon approach as having two pilots. By having the combined experience of two neurosurgeons, you dramatically reduce blood loss and operative times, and more important, redefine what is considered âinoperable.'”
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., neurosurgeon and scientist
Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D.
One of the most feared complications of cancer is when it involves the spine. A complex network of bones, nerves and arteries may be affected and, in severe cases, spinal cord compression may lead to paralysis. For these reasons, treatment options for spinal tumors are not always black and white. It takes a deeply experienced team, accustomed to treating complicated cases, to weigh the best — and most individualized — options available to you.