The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ situated under the liver in the upper abdomen. It stores bile, a fluid produced by the liver that helps to digest fat. The gallbladder releases bile into the small intestine during digestion through the bile duct, a thin tube that connects the liver and gallbladder to the small intestine. Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells.
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