Gallbladder cancer: Comparison of patients presenting initially for definitive operation with those presenting after prior noncurative intervention
Bile Duct Neoplasms
Bile Ducts, Extrahepatic
Unresected gallbladder cancer is a rapidly fatal disease. Radical resection can provide long-term survival, even for large tumors with extensive liver invasion. Long-term survival can be achieved for patients presenting after prior noncurative surgical exploration.