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bile ducts

the small tubes through which bile flows from the liver and gallbladder into the small intestine. The largest of these, known as the common bile duct, is joined by a duct carrying fluid from the pancreas as it nears the intestine. See also bile, gallbladder, biliary, pancreas.

Bile Duct Cancer | American Cancer Society

... Bile Duct Cancer. If you have bile duct cancer or ... Learn About Bile Duct
Cancer. Whether you're worried about developing bile ...

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What's new in bile duct cancer research and treatment?

... Previous Topic. If treatment of bile duct cancer stops working. Next Topic. ...
What`s new in bile duct cancer research and treatment? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-new-research

How is bile duct cancer treated?

... Previous Topic. Survival statistics for bile duct cancers. Next Topic. Surgery
for bile duct cancer. How is bile duct cancer treated? ...

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Can bile duct cancer be found early?

... Previous Topic. Can bile duct cancer be prevented? Next Topic. Signs and
symptoms of bile duct cancer. Can bile duct cancer be found early? ...

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What is bile duct cancer?

... The ducts within the liver are called intrahepatic bile ducts. These ducts exit
from the liver and join to form the common hepatic duct at the hilum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-what-is-bile-duct-cancer

What are the risk factors for bile duct cancer?

... worms. In humans, these flukes live in the bile ducts and can cause bile
duct cancer. There are several types of liver flukes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-risk-factors

Survival statistics for bile duct cancers

... Staging of distal extrahepatic bile duct cancer. Next Topic. How is bile duct
cancer treated? Survival statistics for bile duct cancers. ...

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What happens after treatment for bile duct cancer?

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Topic. ... What happens after treatment for bile duct cancer? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-after-follow-up

How is bile duct cancer diagnosed?

... may also be used in people who may have bile duct cancer. MR
cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) can be used to look at the bile ducts and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-diagnosis

What are the key statistics about bile duct cancer?

... with cancer of the intrahepatic bile ducts is 70 and it is 73 for cancer of the
extrahepatic bile ducts. Almost 2 out of 3 people with bile duct cancer are ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-key-statistics