The treatment for ganglioneuroma depends on the type, size and location of the tumor. Treatment for ganglioneuroma includes surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
Treatment for a ganglioneuroma includes:
Ganglioneuroma Drugs Chemotherapy
Ganglioneuroma Radiation Therapy
Radiation therapy uses a highly-focused dose of radiation directed at a small area of the brain tumor. It requires specialized scanning equipment, and 3-dimensional imaging. Another name for this method is a gamma knife.
Gamma knife devices allow doctors to deliver a precise dose of radiation to the tumor, with a minimal effect on surrounding brain tissue.
Complications of radiation therapy may include:
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat ganglioneuroma:
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