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Table 1 Number of patients with metastases to the spine and neurological deficits in relation to the type of neoplasm

From: Analysis of factors delaying the surgical treatment of patients with neurological deficits in the course of spinal metastatic disease

Type of neoplasm Total number of patients with metastases (411) Number of patients with neurological deficits (112)
Breast cancer 127 38
Myeloma 89 26
Kidney cancer 44 12
Prostate cancer 42 13
Lymphoma 24 6
Lung cancer 21 4
Colon cancer 16 2
Thyroid cancer 11 2
Gastric cancer 8 2
Others 29 7