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gallbladder cancer

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  • gallbladder cancer — Cancer that forms in tissues of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear shaped organ below the liver that collects and stores bile (a fluid made by the liver to digest fat). Gallbladder cancer begins in the innermost layer of tissue and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Gallbladder cancer — ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D005706 Gallbladder cancer is a relatively uncommon cancer. If it is diagnosed early enough, it can be cured by removing the gallbladder. Most often it is found after symptoms… …   Wikipedia

  • localized gallbladder cancer — Cancer found only in the tissues that make up the wall of the gallbladder. Localized gallbladder cancer can be removed completely in an operation …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIA gallbladder cancer — Stage II gallbladder cancer is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIA, cancer has spread beyond the tissue that covers the gallbladder and/or to the liver and/or to one nearby organ, such as the stomach, small intestine, colon, pancreas,… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIB gallbladder cancer — Stage II gallbladder cancer is divided into stages IIA and IIB. In stage IIB, cancer has spread in one of the following ways: (1) beyond the innermost layer to the connective tissue and to nearby lymph nodes; or (2) to the muscle layer and nearby …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IA gallbladder cancer — Stage I gallbladder cancer is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IA, cancer has spread beyond the innermost (mucosal) layer to the connective tissue or to the muscle layer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IB gallbladder cancer — Stage I gallbladder cancer is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IB, cancer has spread beyond the muscle layer to the connective tissue around the muscle …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • unresectable gallbladder cancer — Cancer that has spread to the tissues around the gallbladder (such as the liver, stomach, pancreas, intestine, or lymph nodes in the area) and cannot be surgically removed …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV gallbladder cancer — In stage IV, cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes and/or to organs far away from the gallbladder …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III gallbladder cancer — In stage III, cancer has spread to a main blood vessel in the liver or to nearby organs and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Cancer bacteria — (not viruses) are infectious organisms which are known, or suspected of causing cancer. While cancer associated bacteria have long been considered to be opportunistic (i.e., infecting healthy tissues after cancer has already established itself),… …   Wikipedia


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