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Types of Gallblader Cancer was posted 06/15/2015 04:21 pm by cancereffects
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There are several types of gallbladder cancer, some of them include: Adenocarcinomas - they are cancers that develop in the gland cells in the lining of the gallbladder. Gallbladder adenocarcinomas represent about85% of gall bladder cancers; they include non papillary adenocarcinoma, papillary adenocarcinoma, and mucinous adenocarcinoma. Squamous cell cancer of the gallbladder this is a rare form of gallbladder cancer, accounts for only less than 12.7% of all gallbladder tumors. In general, s quamous cell cancer of the gallbladder develops from the skin-like cells that form the lining of the gallbladder. Adenosquamous cancer of the gallbladder this is a rare histological form of the gallbladder carcinoma that affects both squamous epithelial cells and glandular cells of the bladder. Small cell cancer of the gallbladder - also called oat cell carcinomas, small cell carcinoma of the gallbladder is a rare form of malignant tumor that has characteristics similar to those of adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder. Sarcoma of the gallbladder this type of gallbladder cancer affects the muscle layer of the gallbladder; it is very rare.

Sources: http://www.cancereffects.com/Gallbladder-Cancer-Symptoms,-Treatment,-Preventio n,-Survival.html

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