Gallbladder cancer is cancer that forms in the tissue of the gallbladder, a pear-shaped organ located near the liver in the upper abdomen that collects and stores bile.
At Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center, patients with gallbladder cancer will receive their care from a team of nationally recognized experts in the diagnosis, treatment and research of gastrointestinal cancer. Our physicians work together to create personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs. Our approach to gallbladder cancer treatment provides better outcomes and gives you access to the most advanced treatment, surgical techniques and clinical trials.
Every step of cancer treatment, from a cancer diagnosis and treatment, to forming a survivorship plan, comes with different needs and issues that should be addressed.
Oncology navigators are committed to making sure every patient experience is as comfortable as possible. They are experts in navigating complex health care situations and serve as a consistent point of contact and a reliable source for advice, support and direction for patients and families.
Learn more about Oncology Navigators at the Abramson Cancer Center.