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View in Spanish: Cáncer de la vesícula biliar en estadio IA

Stage IA gallbladder cancer ( GAWL-bla-der KAN-ser)
Stage I gallbladder cancer is divided into stages IA and IB. In stage IA, cancer has spread beyond the innermost (mucosal) layer to the connective tissue or to the muscle layer.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.