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Tests to diagnose

You might have one or more of these tests to look for any signs of gallbladder cancer.

Blood tests

What happens when you have a blood test to diagnose gallbladder cancer.

Ultrasound scans

An ultrasound scan can show whether a cancer has spread. See what it is and how you have it.

CT scan

Find out what a CT scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

ERCP test

Find out about having an ERCP test, how to prepare, and how you might feel afterwards.

Biopsy and fine needle aspiration

Find out about tests to take samples of cells from the gallbladder, including biopsy and fine needle aspiration.

Last reviewed: 
26 Jun 2014

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