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Treatment Options for Gallbladder Cancer

Local vs. Systemic Treatment

Treatment for gallbladder cancer is either local or systemic. You may have just one treatment or a combination of treatments.

Treatments for Gallbladder Cancer and Their Goals

Each type of treatment has a different goal. Your doctor will explain the benefits and possible side effects of each option. Discuss any concerns you have before making a decision. Here is a list of various treatments for gallbladder cancer and their goals:

New Treatments for Gallbladder Cancer

New ways to treat gallbladder cancer are being tested in clinical trials. Before beginning treatment, ask your doctor if there are any clinical trials you should consider.

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