Research and clinical trials for bile duct cancer

All cancer treatments have to be fully researched before they can be used for everyone. This is so we know that they work, they are better than the treatments already available and they are safe.

Current research is looking at ways to improve the diagnosis and treatment of bile duct cancer. 

Research into bile duct cancer

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.

How to join a clinical trial

If you see a trial you're interested in, discuss it with your specialist or GP.

Our research

Find out more about the research CRUK is doing now, and how it has saved or improved the lives of cancer patients.
Last reviewed: 
10 Nov 2021
Next review due: 
10 Nov 2024
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