Find out more about gallbladder cancer, including how common it is and ways to reduce your risk.
Gallbladder cancer is rare – in 2019, 1,142 cases were diagnosed in the UK*.
The gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ connected to the liver. It stores bile, a liquid that helps your body digest fats.
We have strong evidence from our research that being overweight or obese increases your risk of gallbladder cancer.
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