Prognostic factors for adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder: An analysis of 162 cases

North, James H.; Pack, Mark S.; Cheuk Hong; Rivera, David E.
May 1998
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p437
Academic Journal
Analyzes the natural history and prognostic factors of the carcinoma of the gallbladder among 162 patients from 1972 to 1995. Survival rate of the study group; Poor prognosis for patients with adenocarcinoma; Ineffectiveness of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.


Related Articles

  • Epidemiologic aspects of gallbladder cancer: A case-control study of the SEARCH program of the... Zatonski, W.A.; Lowenfels, A.B. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;08/06/97, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p1132 

    Highlights the results of a study investigating possible additional risk factors for gallbladder cancer. Distribution of case and control subjects by sex; Reproductive factors in the development of the disease; Influence of diet; Relationship between gallstones and gallbladder cancer.

  • Gall bladder cancer in a child: A rare occurrence. Muduly, Dillip K.; Deo, Surya V. Satyanarayana; Shukla, Nootan K.; Kallianpur, Ashwin A.; Prakash, Ravi; Jayakrishnan, Thejus // Journal of Cancer Research & Therapeutics;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p653 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Geographic pathology revisited: Development of an atlas of cancer in India" by A. Nandakumar, P.C. Gupta, P. Gangadharan, R.N. Visweswara and D.M. Parkin published in a 2005 issue of the "International Journal of Cancer."

  • Nuclear cyclin D1 overexpression is a critical event associated with cell proliferation and invasive growth in gallbladder carcinogenesis. Itoi, Takao; Shinohara, Yasushi; Takeda, Kazuya; Nakamura, Kazuto; Takei, Kazuo; Sanada, Jun; Horibe, Toshiya; Saito, Toshihiko; Kasuya, Kazuhiko; Ebihara, Yoshirou; Itoi, T; Shinohara, Y; Takeda, K; Nakamura, K; Takei, K; Sanada, J; Horibe, T; Saito, T; Kasuya, K; Ebihara, Y // Journal of Gastroenterology;2000, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p142 

    Cyclin D1 overexpression is remarkably frequent in several human carcinomas and is believed to be a critical event in oncogenesis. We examined cyclin D1 expression, p53 expression, and the Ki-67 labeling index by immunostaining in human gallbladder mucosa in conditions varying from normal to...

  • Carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder with chondroid differentiation. Ajiki, Tetsuo; Nakamura, Takeshi; Fujino, Yasuhiro; Suzuki, Yasuyuki; Takeyama, Yoshifumi; Ku, Yonson; Kuroda, Yoshikazu; Ohbayashi, Chiho // Journal of Gastroenterology;2002, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p966 

    Carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder is an uncommon neoplasm. We herein report the case of a patient with carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder with chondroid differentiation, treated by cholecystectomy with liver segmentectomy and lymph node dissection for a tumor which occupied the entire gallbladder...

  • Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy in the Treatment of Gallbladder Cancer. ARETXABALA, XABIER DE; ROA, IVAN; BURGOS, LUIS; CARTES, RAUL; SILVA, JORGE; YANEZ, EDUARDO; ARAYA, JUAN CARLOS; VILLASECA, MIGUEL; QUIJADA, INGRID; VITTINI, CECILIA // American Surgeon;Mar1999, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p241 

    Evaluates a phase II trials involving preoperative 5-flourouracil and radiation effects on patients with gallblader cancer. Purpose of clinical trials; Effect of chemoradiation on patients; Eligibility criteria for resectable gallbladder cancer.

  • Estrogen receptors in gallbladder cancer: Detection by an improved immunohistochemical assay. Ko, Clifford Y.; Schmit, Paul // American Surgeon;Oct1995, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p930 

    Determines the prevalence of estrogen receptors (ER) positivity in gallbladder cancer using an immunohistochemical assay (IHA) for ER. Occurrence of ER staining in gallbladder carcinomas; Effect of hormonal therapy in patients with gallbladder cancer.

  • Porcelain Gallbladder Is Not Associated with Gallbladder Carcinoma. Towfigh, Shirin; McFadden, David W.; Thompson Jr., Jesse E.; Tompkins, Ronald K.; Chandler, Charles; Hines, Oscar J.; Cortina, Galen R. // American Surgeon;Jan2001, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p7 

    The surgical management of porcelain gallbladder is based on studies performed in 1931 and 1962, which indicated a correlation between porcelain gallbladder and carcinoma. We sought to evaluate the characteristics of patients with porcelain gallbladder and the risk for gallbladder carcinoma. The...

  • Adenocarcinoma of the gallbladder. Burgess, P.; Murphy, P. D.; Clague, M. B. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Aug1991, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p511 

    A response by P. Burgess and colleagues to a letter to the editor about their article on adenocarcinoma of the gall bladder in the February 1991 issue is presented.

  • In primary sclerosing cholangitis, gallbladder polyps are frequently malignant Buckles, Daniel C.; Lindor, Keith D.; LaRusso, Nicholas F.; Petrovic, Lydia M.; Gores, Gregory J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2002, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p1138 

    OBJECTIVE:The management of gallbladder polyps/masses in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) (i.e., cholecystectomy vs observation) remains problematic. Given the risk of biliary tract cancer in PSC in the face of the benign nature of most gallbladder polyps in the general...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics