Therapy & treatment of acoustic neuroma: Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy of an acoustic neuroma aims to genetically change the tumour tissue with the expectation that the tumour will not continue to grow. A «melting away» of the acoustic neuroma cannot be the treatment aim due to the proximity of many important cranial nerves. However, for certain situations and certain patients radiotherapy in an alternative treatment.

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Radiotherapy as a treatment option

Fractionated Radiation

Irradiation of the acoustic neuroma using fractionated radiation therapy

Gamma Knife

Irradiation of the acoustic neuroma with the Gamma Knife

Cyber Knife

Radiation of the acoustic neuroma with the Cyber Knife

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