Gallbladder Cancer and Its Association with Lifestyle Factors

Authors

Sudhanshu Sharma
Shalom Institute of Health & Allied Science, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad, India.

G.S.Shukla
Department of Health Sciences, UP Rajashri Tandon Open University Allahabad, India.

Virginia Paul
Ethlind School of Home Science, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad ,India.

Abstract

Gallbladder Cancer (GBC) is said to be most hided or uncommon, but common amongst all gastrointestinal cancer and has very less survival rate. This cancer has very high incidences in north east part of India comparing the world. It’s a well known saying “You can’t control what goes on outside, but you CAN control what goes on inside.” Apparently many aspects of our lifestyle factors for instance diet, obesity, lack of physical exercise, consumption of alcohol and tobacco contribute to the development of various diseases. This review will focus on the lifestyle factors which contribute to increase risk of gallbladder cancer and then on those additional protective factors which reduce cancer risk.