gallbladder cancer

Definition / meaning of 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 spreads through the outer layers as it grows.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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