What type of vitamins are good for gallbladder cancer?

None. Unfortunately vitamins play no role in the treatment of biliary cancer. In fact, depending upon the type of treatment used, they may increase the side effects of certain chemotherapeutic agents. Consult your oncolgist before you take any over the counter or "natural" medications.
No specific vitamins. Unfortunately, vitamins are not known to have specific anti-cancer activity against gallbladder cancers. Vitamin d deficiency may lead to an increased risk of various cancers, and should be assessed. Learn more about vitamin d and cancer here: http://www.Mskcc.Org/cancer-care/herb/vitamin-d.

Related Questions

Can coffee help gallbladder cancer?

No. . Coffee consumption has no impact on the treatment of cancer of the gallbladder, either positive or negative. Read more...

Where does gallbladder cancer metastasize?

Liver first. The most common sites are liver, lung, and brain. Other sites reported include the eye, heart, port sites, and bones. Read more...
Locally first. Into liver bed then if hematogenous- blood stream to anywhere. Read more...

Does gallbladder cancer appear as acalculous gallbladder wall thickening? Or as a specific area with scar like appearance?

Gallbladder cancer. Is so rare that there is no typical presentation. It is usually found incidentally on a gallbladder specimen that was removed for stone or infection. Read more...
Porcelain. The finding of a "porcelain gallbladder" on x-ray raises the suspicion for cancer; however, not diagnostic for cancer. Gallbladder cancer can present with symptoms and findings similar to patients with routine gallstones: right upper quad. Pain after eating with an ultrasound showing a thickened wall and stones. Most patients with acalculous cholecystitis, do not have cancer but still need surgery. Read more...
Not necessarily. Gallbladder cancer can occur with or without stones. Risk factors include porcelain (calcificed wall) gallbladder, when stones > 3 cm in size are present, large polyps, certain infections, and congential anomalies of the bile duct. Read more...

Why does gallbladder cancer lead to jaundice?

Blocks bile ducts. The gallbladder cancer obstructs the bile ducts. Blocking the bile ducts leads to a build up of bile (the yellow stuff) that can be seen in the eyes, then skin. Read more...
The main duct. Draining the liver (common bile duct) collects the drainage from the gall bladder when the cystic duct joins. The gall bladder in intimately position with the liver, and gb cancer can lead to nodes obstructing these ducts or invasion directly into the liver. Read more...

How do you diagnose gallbladder cancer?

Several ways. The majority of gallbladder cancers are diagnosed after the gallbladder is removed for a reason other than suspicion of gallbladder cancer. For those still in place, (endoscopic) ultrasound is the most common and useful diagnostic tool, but other imaging methods such as ct, mri, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) are useful as well. Lab studies are not very useful. Read more...
It is not a very. Common cancer, and it is usually found by the pathologist after the gall bladder was removed for gall bladder disease. Symptoms are the same. Read more...
Biopsy. Symptoms of gallbladder cancer are solar to non cancerous problems with the gb and include nausea, pain, and taste disturbances. Suspicion for cancer increases when there is a mass in the gb or the wall of the gb has irregular borders. Gb cancer can be discovered incidentally when the gb is being removed for other reasons. Read more...

Who is at risk for gallbladder cancer?

Gall stones. Gall bladder cancer is uncommon. People with gall stones are at greater risk of this cancer. It occurs more often women than in men and most patients are adults or older. Consult the following site for more information: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gallbladder-cancer/ds00425. Read more...
Risk factors. Patients with large gallbladder polyps. Most patients with gallbladder cancer are asymptomatic (found incidentally). The patients who are symptomatic usually have late stage cancer. Read more...

What can you do to reduce the risk of developing gallbladder cancer?

Difficult. It is a rare cancer and risk factors include gallstones, obesity, and advanced age. Diet and weight reduction can help and removal of the gall bladder in case of repeated gallstone attacks may be protective. Read more...
Nothing definite. It's a very rare kind of a tumor. There is no known cause and thus no recognized preventive measure, aside from avoiding harmful high-fat foods, which cause a host of illnesses, including cancer and others. Read more...