Gallbladder cancer

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What is gallbladder cancer?

The gallbladder is a small organ that aids mainly in digestion it is located on the right side of the abdomen, near the liver and pancreas. Cancer can develop in tissues of the gallbladder.

Common symptoms reported by people with gallbladder cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with gallbladder cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
gallbladder cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
gallbladder cancer (1)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
gallbladder cancer (1)

Data from patients with gallbladder cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with gallbladder cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Hospitalization
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
gallbladder cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for gallbladder cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
gallbladder cancer (1)
Perceived effectiveness
for gallbladder cancer (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
gallbladder cancer (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with gallbladder cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has gallbladder cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 2
50s 1
60s 3
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 13

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from gallbladder cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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