About Your Care and Condition
Being told you have a tumor in your spine, like an ependymoma tumor, is hard to grasp. We completely understand. What do you do next? How do you prepare for treatment? We have the answers you need. Our spine specialists will guide you during diagnosis, treatment and beyond. We provide supportive care and education to you and your caregivers.
Ependymoma tumors stem from ependymal cells that line the cavities of the brain (ventricular system). They can be both cancerous or noncancerous and commonly form at various locations of the brain and spinal cord. Your symptoms may include headache, nausea and vomiting. However rare the tumor, we have the latest advancements to improve your quality of life.