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Table 3 Severity of neurological deterioration in relation to the type of primary neoplasm

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

Type of neoplasm Frankel A Frankel B Frankel C Frankel D
Breast cancer 9 13 10 6
Myeloma 6 9 8 3
Kidney cancer 3 6 2 1
Prostate cancer 4 6 1 2
Lymphoma 3 2 1
Lung cancer 1 1 2
Colon cancer 2
Thyroid cancer 1 1
Gastric cancer 1 1
Others 1 5 1