Cholangiocarcinoma

Cholangiocarcinoma is a form of cancer that is composed of mutated epithelial cells (or cells showing characteristics of epithelial differentiation) that originate in the bile ducts which drain bile from the liver into the small intestine. Other biliary tract cancers include pancreatic cancer, gallbladder cancer, and cancer of the ampulla of Vater...
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cholangiocarcinoma

<oncology, tumour> A relatively rare malignancy (cancer) which arises from the cells of the bile ducts. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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cholangiocarcinoma

(ko-lan″je-o-kahr″sĭ-no´mә) an adenocarcinoma arising from the epithelium of a hepatic duct, composed of eosinophilic cuboidal or columnar epithelial cells, with abundant fibrous stroma; mucus may be secreted but not bile. cholangiocellular carcinoma.
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cholangiocarcinoma

A rare type of cancer that develops in cells that line the bile ducts in the liver. Cancer that forms where the right and left ducts meet is called Klatskin tumor.
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Cholangiocarcinoma

Cancer that starts in the cells lining the bile duct. The bile ducts are the tubes that link the liver and gall bladder to the small intestine.
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Cholangiocarcinoma

Gall bladder cancer or biliary cancer. It is possible to have a cancer anywhere within the biliary tree - of the gallbladder itself or the bile ducts. It most commonly occurs at the junction of the two main bile ducts within the liver.
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cholangiocarcinoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: kō-lan′jē-ō-kar′si-nō′mă Definitions: 1. An adenocarcinoma, primarily in intrahepatic bile ducts, composed of ducts lined by cuboidal or columnar cells that do not contain bile, with abundant fibrous stroma; cirrhosis is usually absent.
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