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Volume 11 |Article ID 054515 | https://doi.org/10.1155/1999/54515

P. Chaurasia, M. K. Thakur, H. S. Shukla, "What Causes Cancer Gallbladder?: A Review", HPB Surgery, vol. 11, Article ID 054515, 8 pages, 1999. https://doi.org/10.1155/1999/54515

What Causes Cancer Gallbladder?: A Review

Received10 May 1998
Accepted23 Oct 1998

Abstract

Gallbladder cancer is a common malignancy of the biliary tract. It is the fifth common malignancy of the gastrointestinal tract in United States [1] and third in Northern India [2]. Despite such high prevalence, there is scanty published literature about this disease in indexed journals. Therefore, this article is intended to provide a brief overview of gallbladder cancer risk factors, based mainly on published evidence from analytical epidemiology and recent research findings of biologists and practising oncologists. Furthermore, an attempt has been made to establish an association between different causative factors and the occurrence of the disease.

Copyright © 1999 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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