Gallbladder Cancer Symptoms, Tests, Prognosis, and Stages – National Cancer Institute

Gallbladder Cancer Symptoms, Tests, Prognosis, and Stages – National Cancer Institute

General Information About Gallbladder Cancer

KEY POINTS

  • Gallbladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the gallbladder.
  • Being female can increase the risk of developing gallbladder cancer.
  • Signs and symptoms of gallbladder cancer include jaundice, fever, and pain.
  • Gallbladder cancer is difficult to detect (find) and diagnose early.
  • Tests that examine the gallbladder and nearby organs are used to detect (find), diagnose, and stage gallbladder cancer.
  • Certain factors affect the prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.

Gallbladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the gallbladder.

Gallbladder cancer is a rare disease in which malignant (cancercells are found in the tissues of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that lies….  To read more about gall bladder cancer click here.

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