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How do I manage my gallbladder cancer on a daily basis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Managing gallbladder cancer on a daily basis can be difficult. Receiving a new, potentially deadly, diagnosis may be frightening. You may wish to speak to a counselor or social worker, or you may want to attend a support group where you can meet other people with similar diagnoses. Gallbladder cancer and its treatments may cause a great deal of fatigue. You can manage this by making sure you have easy access to chairs so you can sit and rest. Also, you may wish to get help with housework and shopping from a friend or family member.

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