Trends in SEER data from 1972 to 2009 show gallbladder cancer incidence decreasing in men, but late-stage disease at diagnosis for both sexes is increasing.
What is the familial incidence of gallbladder cancer?
Overall US cancer death rates have continued to decline since the early 1990s, but excess weight and lack of sufficient activity contribute to the increased incidence of many cancers.
High exposure to estrogens may lead to gallbladder cancer, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2010 Aug 17;107(33):14763-8).
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