Is there a screening test for gallbladder cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are no effective routine screening tests for gallbladder cancer. Tumor markers such as CA 19-9 and CEA may be elevated in this form of cancer, but this often does not happen until the cancer is advanced.

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