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Cancer of the Gallbladder Incidence

Facts about gallbladder cancer:

  • Cancer of the gallbladder is very rare
  • About 5,000 adults in the US each year get diagnosed with gallbladder cancer.

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Cancer of the Gallbladder References
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