Article Abstract

Editorial on the integrated multidisciplinary algorithm for the management of spinal metastases

Authors: Wen Jie Choy, Kevin Phan, Ralph J. Mobbs

Abstract

The spine is a common site for cancer metastasis making it up to 60% of all metastases (1). Due to the complex anatomy of the spine which comprise of mechanical (bone and joints) and neurological (spinal cord and cauda equina) structures, the treatment modalities of spinal metastases (SM) can be more complicated than other osseous metastatic diseases.