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Gallbladder is a cancer that's found anywhere in the gallbladder, a small organ in the top part of your tummy that helps you digest your food.
Symptoms of gallbladder cancer include jaundice, losing weight, a high temperature, feeling or being sick, and pain, swelling or a lump in your tummy.
Anyone can get gallbladder cancer. It's often linked to lifestyle. Women, those over 75 or those with certain conditions may be more likely to get it.
Gallbladder cancer is not always preventable. But healthy lifestyle changes like not smoking and losing weight can lower your chances of getting it.
Gallbladder cancer is often treatable. Your treatment plan will depend on your situation. It may include surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Page last reviewed: 06/05/2020
Next review due: 06/05/2023