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Bile Duct Cancer Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging

Know the signs and symptoms of bile duct cancer. Find out how bile duct cancer is tested for, diagnosed, and staged. 

Detection and Diagnosis

Finding cancer early, when it's small and before it has spread, often allows for more treatment options.  Some early cancers may have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that's not always the case.

Stages and Outlook (Prognosis)

After a cancer diagnosis, staging provides important information about the extent of cancer in the body and the likely response to treatment.

Questions to Ask About Bile Duct Cancer

Here are some questions you can ask your cancer care team to help you better understand your bile duct cancer and treatment options.