Where this information about bile duct cancer comes from
On this page are the major sources of information that we used to put together the bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) section. There is information about
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Referral for suspected cancer. A clinical practice guideline. June 2005
The referral guidelines on the NICE website
Scottish referral guidelines for suspected cancer:
The Scottish Government, 2009
Link to the referral guidelines
Selective internal radiation therapy for primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
NICE, July 2013
NICE interventional procedure guidance 459
Principles and practice of oncology (9th edition)
VT De Vita, S Hellman and SA Rosenberg
Lippincott, Wiliams, Wilkins, 2011
The Textbook of Uncommon Cancers (3rd edition)
Raghavan et al
Treatment of Cancer
Price and Sikora
4th edition p.391-399, Arnold Publishing
Cancer and its management (6th edition)
J Tobias and D Hochhauser
London, Blackwell Science, 2010
Razumilava N, Gores G. The Lancet (2014) Vol 383, issue 9935, 2168-2179
Advances in diagnosis, treatment and palliation of cholangiocarcinoma: 1990-2009.
Aljiffry M.,Walsh W.J. and Molinari M. World Journal of Gastroenterology (2009) 14;15(34):4240-4262
Evidence based apporach to cholangiocarcinoma: A systematic review of the literature.
Aljiffry M. et al. Journal of American College of Surgeons (2009) Vol. 208, No. 1, p.134-147
Diagnosis and Management of cholangiocarcinoma.
Sandhu D.S. and Roberts L.R. Current Gastroenterology reports (2008) Feb;10(1):43-52
Guidelines for a diagnosis and treatment of cholangiocarcinoma: an update.
Khan S.A. et al. Gut (2012) 61: 1657-1669
Risk factors for biliary tract carcinogenesis.
Chapman R.W. Annals of Oncology (1999) 10 Suppl 4:308-11
Professor Brian R Davidson
Dr Lucy Wall
Helen Morement, lay reviewer, and representative of AMMF (the cholangiocarcinoma charity)
Dee McLean – MeDee Art, Medical Illustration
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