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Are there alternative treatments for acoustic neuromas?

In the treatment of acoustic neuromas, radiosurgery is used as an alternative to traditional surgery. Radiosurgery, or radiation, stops tumor growth rather than removing the tumor. It is often used on older patients, patients who are in poor medical health, or patients who have no hearing in their other ear.

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