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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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Cancer Research UK
CancerStats series  

US National Cancer Institute
Information about extrahepatic bile duct cancers

The American Cancer Society
All About bile duct cancer


UK guidelines

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
Wiley, 2006

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



Reviews and articles

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

Specialist Reviewers
Professor Brian R Davidson
Dr Lucy Wall
Helen Morement, lay reviewer, and representative of AMMF (the cholangiocarcinoma charity)



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Updated: 27 January 2015