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RC280.B48 - Bile Duct and Gall Bladder Cancers
Alexandra Andrews

RC280.B48.V7.1 - Bile Duct Cancer
Alan P. Venook, MD, Sabrina Selim, MD
Bile duct cancers, also called cholangiocarcinomas, may arise in many locations in and around the liver. A patient's prognosis depends largely on where the tumor begins and how large it has grown by the time of diagnosis.
First appeared 2002-06-21; updated 2007-08-19
RC280.B48.V7.2 - Cancer of The Gall Bladder
Alan P. Venook, MD, Sabrina Selim, MD
Gall bladder cancer is usually not found until it is at an advanced stage and cannot be surgically removed. In the advanced stages, pain relief and the restoration of normal bile flow from the liver into the intestines are the principal goals of therapy.
First appeared 2002-06-13; updated 2007-08-19

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