Digestive outcome

Gallbladder cancer

Gallbladder cancer is a relatively uncommon cancer. It has peculiar geographical distribution being common in central and South America, central and eastern Europe, Japan and northern India; it is also common in certain ethnic groups e.g. Native American Indians and Hispanics.

If it is diagnosed early enough, it can be cured by removing the gallbladder, part of the liver and associated lymph nodes. Most often it is found after symptoms such as abdominal pain, jaundice and vomiting occur, and it has spread to other organs such as the liver.

2 causes

There are 1 factors preventing Gallbladder cancer, including:

Protective FactorsStudies

Nuts & Peanuts Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Nuts & Peanuts

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There are 2 factors increasing Gallbladder cancer, including:

Risk FactorsStudies

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Risk Factor Alcohol

1 study

Obesity Musculoskeletal outcome
Risk Factor Obesity
Musculoskeletal system

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