Bile Duct Cancer

Bile duct cancer is cancer that forms in a bile duct. A bile duct is a tube that carries bile (fluid made by the liver that helps digest fat) between the liver and gallbladder and the intestine.
Test for Bile Duct Cancer

Bile duct cancer is identified, diagnosed, and staged with the help of tests that analyze bile ducts and neighboring organs. It is essential to be aware whether the bile duct can be detached by surgery, when planning for treatment. To find, diagnose, and confirm bile duct cancer; tests and procedures are generally performed at once.

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A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Changes in surface sugarlike molecules help cancer cells to spread

Changes in surface sugarlike molecules help cancer cells to spread

Bile duct cancer treatment could be improved by tailored medication

Bile duct cancer treatment could be improved by tailored medication

One surgery to tackle two life threatening diseases

One surgery to tackle two life threatening diseases

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Unusually small antibodies could help CAR T-cell therapies to kill solid tumors

New research aims to turn worms against parasite-associated cancer

New research aims to turn worms against parasite-associated cancer

Researchers use gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit impact of parasitic diseases

Researchers use gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit impact of parasitic diseases

Research suggests possible way to improve survival in African-Americans undergoing liver transplant

Research suggests possible way to improve survival in African-Americans undergoing liver transplant

Incyte announces Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial data in patients with cholangiocarcinoma

Incyte announces Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial data in patients with cholangiocarcinoma

GW researcher receives grant to examine link between liver fluke infection and bile duct cancer

GW researcher receives grant to examine link between liver fluke infection and bile duct cancer

Clinical trial targets metastatic colorectal cancer with new combination therapy

Clinical trial targets metastatic colorectal cancer with new combination therapy

TGen scientists develop new quality-control assay to detect cancer from patient's blood sample

TGen scientists develop new quality-control assay to detect cancer from patient's blood sample

‘Rapid autopsy’ programs seek clues to cancer within hours of death

‘Rapid autopsy’ programs seek clues to cancer within hours of death

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Investigating new cancer therapy candidates with live-cell imaging

Investigating new cancer therapy candidates with live-cell imaging

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Negocios Now names Loyola Medicine neurologist among 50 most influential Latinos in Chicago

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

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Personlized exercise pattern may help reduce neuropathic symptoms of chemotherapy

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High levels of p62 protein in liver linked to cancer recurrence