Hepatobiliary cancers, version 2.2014 Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bile Duct Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Gallbladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • Hepatobiliary cancers include a spectrum of invasive carcinomas arising in the liver (hepatocellular carcinoma), gall bladder, and bile ducts (cholangiocarcinomas). Gallbladder cancer and cholangiocarcinomas are collectively known as biliary tract cancers. Gallbladder cancer is the most common and aggressive type of all the biliary tract cancers. Cholangiocarcinomas are diagnosed throughout the biliary tree and are typically classified as either intrahepatic or extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas are more common than intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas. This manuscript focuses on the clinical management of patients with gallbladder cancer and cholangiocarcinomas (intrahepatic and extrahepatic).

publication date

  • August 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 25099447

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1152

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 12

number

  • 8