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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patient must have cancer metastases to the spine. They may have had previous surgical or not surgical treatments. Benign tumors will not be assessed.
Patients with a spinal metastasis who will be treated with Cyberknife radiosurgery.
There are no age or gender restrictions.
There are no life expectancy restrictions.
Karnofsky Performance Status greater than 40.
Negative pregnancy test or clinically assessed as not pregnant.
Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document.
Patients with benign tumors will not be included (neurofibromas, schwannomas, etc.)
Other investigational medications or treatments will be noted, but will not preclude inclusion.
Pregnant or nursing patients will be not be included in the study due to radiation exposure.