Gallbladder cancer

There is strong evidence that being overweight or obese increases the risk of gallbladder cancer.

Can gallbladder cancer be prevented?

Gallbladder cancer is relatively rare in Hong Kong. 

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.

Try our Body Mass Index calculator to see if you are a healthy weight for your height.