Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Gallbladder Cancer Symptoms

Initially, gallbladder cancer causes no symptoms. Symptoms develop after the cancer has grown to a size that interferes with the function of the gallbladder.

Symptoms of gallbladder cancer include:

Later symptoms include:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Gallbladder Cancer References
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