Carcinoma of the gallbladder. Histologic types, stage of disease, grade, and survival rates.

@article{Henson1992CarcinomaOT,
  title={Carcinoma of the gallbladder. Histologic types, stage of disease, grade, and survival rates.},
  author={Donald E. Henson and J Albores-saavedra and Donald K. Corle},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1992},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={
          1493-7
        }
}
Data on patients with gallbladder cancer listed in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute were reviewed. Between 1977 and 1986, 3038 patients were recorded in the Program. Histologic grade, histologic type, stage of disease, and vascular invasion were correlated with outcome. Compared with all other histologic types of cancer, papillary carcinomas had the most favorable prognosis. The 2-year survival rate for patients with papillary… CONTINUE READING

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