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Gallbladder cancer

Diagram of a body highlighting the gallbladder as a small organ under the liver
  • 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.
  • Early gallbladder cancer may not have any symptoms, or they can be hard to spot.
  • It's often found when someone is having treatment for another condition, such as gallstones.
  • It's important to get any symptoms of gallbladder cancer checked as soon as possible.
  • Being found late often makes gallbladder cancer harder to treat.
  • Treatment and 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.