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Research and clinical trials

All treatments must be fully researched before they can be adopted as standard treatment for everyone. This is so that we can be sure they work better than the treatments we already use and so we know that they are safe.


Find out about research into bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), including diagnosis and treatment.

Find a clinical trial

Find information about UK clinical trials for bile duct cancer and summaries of trial results.

What clinical trials are

Trials can find out if a new test or treatment is safe and better than those currently available.

Before you take part

Find out what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.
Last reviewed: 
15 Dec 2020
Next review due: 
15 Dec 2023
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