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Gallbladder Cancer

What is the gallbladder?

The gallbladder is part of the digestion system. It is a pear-shaped, pouch-like organ that stores bile which is made in the liver. Bile is needed for the breakdown and digestion of food.

What is gallbladder cancer?

Cancer of the gallbladder is an uncommon disease. It is a disease where malignant cells are found in the tissues of the gallbladder. This disease is more commonly diagnosed in women.

Signs and symptoms of gallbladder cancer

Noticeable signs and symptoms of gallbladder cancer are minimal in the early stages of this disease, and these symptoms can mirror other diseases.

Symptoms could include:

  • Jaundice
  • Fever
  • Pain in the area of the stomach
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Lumpy mass in the abdomen

Traditional treatment options for gallbladder cancer

Due to the location of the gallbladder (hidden behind the liver), this disease can be difficult to detect. Treatment options could also include the use of toxic medicines. Your doctor may suggest:

  • Surgeryc
  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy

Radiation therapy may also be considered an option for some gallbladder cancer patients. Radiation therapy is used in an attempt to destroy cancerous cells and cause a reduction in tumor size. It is most often used for gallbladder cancer that has metastasized. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are often performed simultaneously.

Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for gallbladder cancer

Gallbladder cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your gallbladder cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.

Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your esophageal cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:

  • Sono-Photo-Dynamic Therapy
  • Hope4Cancer Therapy - Poly-MVA, Vitamin C
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Whole Body Detoxification
  • Anti/fungal microbial Therapy
  • Ozone Therapy
  • Support Therapy

Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.

Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.. If you are looking for a gallbladder cancer treatment program that treats more than just your cancer, Hope4Cancer Institute is the place for you. Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to gallbladder cancer treatment.

Death and mortality statistics for gallbladder cancer

  • With early detection and treatment the 5 year survival rate is between 70 - 90%
  • Later stage detection and treatment reduces the 5 year survival rate to approximately 40%
  • Advanced disease results in a median survival rate of 2 - 4 months
  • The incidence of gallbladder cancer increases with age

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