Gallbladder Cancer is a cancer that originates in the gall bladder. It is an uncommon type of cancer. Detecting the cancer in early stages enables complete cure. Gallbladder Cancer is difficult to diagnose because there are no symptoms or signs. Common symptoms are:
• Pain in the upper right portion of the abdomen
• Abdominal bloating
• Loss of appetite
• Loss of weight
HOW IS GALLBLADDER CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same is done by a general physician who would check you for these symptoms and do a biopsy, USG and scan because this form of cancer is the most difficult to detect.
HOW IS GALLBLADDER CANCER TREATED?
Treatment may also depend on the age and general health of the patient and whether the cancer is causing signs or symptoms. The main types of treatments used for gallbladder cancer include the following:
• Radiation therapy
• Palliative therapy
DID YOU KNOW?
It is important to gain awareness of Gallbladder Cancer because it is difficult to diagnose