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Surgery to relieve symptoms of advanced cancer

Find out about having surgery to relieve symptoms of advanced gallbladder cancer.

Types of surgery

If your gallbladder cancer is at an advanced stage where it can’t be cured, you might have surgery to relieve your symptoms.

Preparing for surgery

Read what happens before surgery, the people you’ll meet and the exercises you need to do.

Going into hospital

Find out about what you need to take in, what to expect and how to prepare to make it less stressful.

On the day

What happens on the day of surgery, including about having an anaesthetic.

Last reviewed: 
26 Oct 2017

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