What is gallbladder cancer?
- Gallbladder cancer is a cancer that's found anywhere in the gallbladder.
- The gallbladder is a small organ in the top part of your tummy that helps you digest your food.
- Gallbladder cancer is often found when someone is having treatment for another condition, such as gallstones.
- How serious gallbladder cancer is depends on where it is in the gallbladder, how big it is, if it has spread and your general health.
It's important to get any symptoms of gallbladder cancer checked as soon as possible.
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