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Hi Shane was posted 06/14/2008 03:02 pm by Carole
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Hi Shane, So sorry that you find yourself in this predicament. From what I've read, polyps greater than 1 cm have a greater change of developing into a malignancy, but that doesn't mean it is already cancer. Please keep in mind that gallbladder cancer is extremely RARE. So, maybe this is just a benign polyp. And if it is cancerous, but hasn't punctured the gallbladder wall, it is still in the early stages. If it is cancerous and confined to the gallbladder, I've read that the stats dramatically improve and that better outcomes are obtained for those who have the bed in the liver where the gallbladder rests treated prophylactically to reduce the likelihood of any microscopic cells. Take it on hour at a time, good luck, and let us know how it turns out! You have alot to live for! Good luck and God bless! Carole

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