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What to ask your doctor about bile duct cancer tests

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Some questions you might like to ask your doctor about tests for cancer of the bile duct (cholangiocarcinoma).

  • What tests will I have?
  • What are you looking for?
  • Will the tests show whether I have cancer?
  • How reliable are the tests?
  • Will the results tell you what type of treatment I need?
  • Are any of the tests painful?
  • Is there anything I need to do to prepare for any of the tests?
  • Do any of the tests have after effects?
  • Can I have these tests as an outpatient?
  • Can I bring someone with me when I have the tests?
  • How long will the results take?
  • Who will give me the test results
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Updated: 13 January 2015