Gallbladder cancer--a comprehensive review.

@article{Lai2008GallbladderCC,
  title={Gallbladder cancer--a comprehensive review.},
  author={C H Eric Lai and Wing Yt Lau},
  journal={The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          101-10
        }
}
AIM Gallbladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer involving the gastrointestinal tract, but it is the most common malignant tumour of the biliary tract worldwide. The percentage of patients diagnosed to have gallbladder cancer after simple cholecystectomy for presumed gallbladder stone disease is 0.5-1.5%. This tumour is traditionally regarded as a highly lethal disease with an overall 5-year survival of less than 5%. The marked improvement in the outcome of patients with gallbladder… CONTINUE READING
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