Does an acoustic neuroma disappear after radiation treatment?

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After radiation treatment, an acoustic neuroma does not disappear. Tumor growth often slows 6 - 18 months later. Although tumor growth usually slows or stops after radiation, some tumors will continue to get larger. For this reason, follow-up tests are essential.

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