Causes of gallbladder cancer

Who is more likely to get gallbladder cancer

Anyone can get gallbladder cancer. It's not always clear what causes it.

You might be more likely to get it if you:

Many gallbladder cancers are linked to your lifestyle.

How to lower your chance of getting gallbladder cancer

You cannot always prevent gallbladder cancer. But making healthy changes can lower your chances of getting it.



It's important to get any symptoms of gallbladder cancer checked by a GP.

Anyone can get gallbladder cancer, even if you do not think you have a higher chance of getting it.

Page last reviewed: 13 June 2023
Next review due: 13 June 2026