Patient reviews for Doctors for Gallbladder Cancer in Shivaji Nagar, Sangli
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Gallbladder cancer is a localized disease and grows progressively. The symptoms may not show up in the early stages. Abdominal pain on one side and feeling sick often are some of the symptoms reported. Gallbladder enlargement is another symptom that could indicate cancer.
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?
Surgery is the most preferred treatment for Gallbladder Cancer. But the exact stage of the disease is very important for the surgeon to plan the surgery. Again the most frequently adopted procedure is cholecystectomy, which is the removal of the gallbladder itself. After this, radiotherapy will also be needed to ensure that any leftover cancerous tissues are removed.
DID YOU KNOW?
That there many stages, as much as 4, of Gallbladder Cancer?