World Journal of Pathology Volume No 6

Editorial Open Access

Molecular alterations in gallbladder cancer

Ruhi Dixit, Vijay K Shukla and Manoj Pandey
World Journal of Pathology 2012, 1:7

Abstract

Gallbladder carcinoma, (GBC) first described by M deStoll in 1777 is the fifth commonest cancer of the digestive tract. In Eastern part of Uttar Pradesh, GBC is the third most common cancer of the digestive tract. Carcinoma of gallbladder is mostly found in females with a male to female ratio of 4-5:1. Mortality rate is also higher in females than males.




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