What causes gallbladder cancer?

Gallbladder cancer is caused by cells in the gallbladder changing and growing out of control. This type of cancer is rare.

There are several types of gallbladder cancer, and the most common is adenocarcinoma.

Gallbladder cancer treatment

Your digestive system is intricate and complex. Cancers of the gallbladder can be complicated to diagnose and treat, so managing these cancers takes teamwork and skill. Baylor Scott & White offers the expertise and advanced treatment options necessary to care for all stages of your gallbladder cancer.

Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of gallbladder cancer, and personal preferences. Gallbladder cancer treatment options may include:

Specialized centers for gallbladder cancer care