AS with any cancer, the final stages involve the shutting down of the body's systems. The patient sleeps a lot and hopefully rests will with pain medication. Respirations and pulse slow, and body functions (urination, defecation) cease. Hospice can ease the transition for the family and the patient.
In the last stage of spinal cancer the total paralysis is one of the main sign seen. Also with this we may also see inability to walk,specch problems,swelling on the affected region. One of the main sign is Pain with is felt at its maximun that too only in the end stages.
One of the most important things about the last stage of spinal cancer is that you can still get treatment, however it depends on where the cancer was located. You may have to get surgery in order to remove the spinal cord which may leave you to walk. You are more weaker then ever.