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MSCC leaflet

Booklet
Published: 30 Sep 2020
Next review: 30 Sep 2023
Edition: 3
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This leaflet explains what malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC) is. It also explains what symptoms you should look out for and who to speak to if you do have symptoms

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Published: 30 Sep 2020
Next review: 30 Sep 2023
Edition: 3
This leaflet explains what malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC) is. It also explains what symptoms you should look out for and who to speak to if you do have symptoms

About this booklet

This is a patient leaflet that explains what malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC) is. It also explains what symptoms a patient should look out for and who they should speak to if they do have symptoms.

We also have an MSCC alert card explains the symptoms of MSCC and when patients should see a doctor immediately.

View our online information about MSCC.

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