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Gallbladder cancer is a condition that is characterized by presence of a cancerous tumour in the gall bladder. It is often a condition that presents no symptoms in the initial stages and only when it spreads to the liver or other organs, there are symptoms like abdominal pain, jaundice and constant nausea or vomiting. The cancer is a rare condition that often happens after a built-up of the gall bladder stones that leads to calcification of the gall bladder.
HOW IS GALLBLADDER CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis for Gallbladder cancer is more like screening for the cancer symptoms. An endoscopic ultrasound might be one of the diagnostic tests recommended by the Oncologist or even the General Physician before the confirmation is made. If it is in advanced stage with all the attendant symptoms as above, then it becomes easier to detect. The fact that this part is tucked inside makes it tougher for the doctors to tell early enough.
HOW IS GALLBLADDER CANCER TREATED?
Treatment for Gallbladder Cancer includes radiation and chemotherapy. In other cases, there may be complete removal of the gall bladder if the same seems to have spread and could risk a spread to your digestive tract also. Palliative treatment is also done alongside with enhancing quality of life post treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
Anything that increases the chance of getting a disease is called a risk factor. Risk factors for gallbladder cancer include the following:
• Being female.
• Being Native American.