Our team’s focus is to provide prompt access to the latest and most advanced treatment options for patients.
Our lab investigates genetic predictors and cellular mechanisms of metastatic progression to the bone and spine, as well as the functional consequences of disease recurrence and progression.
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We are investigating predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) and clinical outcomes in patients diagnosed with spinal tumors.Read More
C. Rory Goodwin is the Director for Spinal Oncology, Surgical Director for the Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis and an Assistant Professor at the Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Goodwin attended the University of Florida where he majored in Neurobiological Sciences and Business Administration with minors in Chemistry and Economics.
Our TEAM aims to create a family-centered environment. Our TEAM aims to cultivate a creative, productive, professional and friendly environment that will invest in themselves and future researchers.
Importance of Spinal Alignment in Primary and Metastatic Spine Tumors. Sankey EW, Park C, Howell EP, Pennington Z, Abd-El-Barr M, Karikari IO, Shaffrey CI, Gokaslan ZL, Sciubba D, Goodwin CR.World Neurosurg. 2019 Dec;132:118-128. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.161. Epub 2019 Aug 30.PMID: 31476476
Association of neurologic deficits with surgical outcomes and health-related quality of life after treatment for metastatic epidural spinal cord compression. Barzilai O, Versteeg AL, Goodwin CR, Sahgal A, Rhines LD, Sciubba DM, Schuster JM, Weber MH, Lazary A, Fehlings MG, Clarke MJ, Arnold PM, Boriani S, Bettegowda C, Gokaslan ZL, Fisher CG, Laufer I; AOSpine Knowledge Forum Tumor.Cancer. 2019 Dec 1;125(23):4224-4231. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32420. Epub 2019 Aug 13.PMID: 31410854
Total en bloc resection of primary and metastatic spine tumors. Howell EP, Williamson T, Karikari I, Abd-El-Barr M, Erickson M, Goodwin ML, Reynolds J, Sciubba DM, Goodwin CR.Ann Transl Med. 2019 May;7(10):226. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.01.25.PMID: 31297391
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