biliary tract cancer

biliary tract cancer

a rare adenocarcinoma in a bile duct often causing jaundice, pruritus, and weight loss. The lesion may be papillary or flat and ulcerated. The tumor is often unresectable at diagnosis.
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ArQule is currently conducting a registrational trial for derazantinib in the United States and Europe as a potential treatment for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma , a form of biliary tract cancer.
It is also known as bile duct adenocarcinoma and biliary tract cancer.
A combination of serum leucine-rich -2-glycoprotein 1, CA19-9 and interleukin-6 differentiate biliary tract cancer from benign biliary strictures.
In addition, ONO has submitted supplemental application for additional indication of gastric cancer, and is conducting clinical development program including esophageal cancer, gastro-esophageal junction cancer, small cell lung cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, glioblastoma, urothelial cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma, ovarian cancer, biliary tract cancer, etc.
Biliary intraepithelial neoplasia (BilIN) is frequently found in surgical margins of biliary tract cancer resection specimens but has no clinical implications.
USPRwire, Mon Sep 21 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Metastatic Biliary Tract Cancer - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Metastatic Biliary Tract Cancer's therapeutic pipeline.
ClickPress, Fri Mar 27 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Metastatic Biliary Tract Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Metastatic Biliary Tract Cancer's therapeutic pipeline.
Vagaries of clinical presentation of pancreatic and biliary tract cancer.
Cisplatin plus gemcitabine versus gemcitabine for biliary tract cancer.
Turner passed away Thursday, August 14, 2008, in Bangor, Maine, after a 7-year battle with biliary tract cancer (cholangiocarcinoma).
Specialists in oncology, radiology, surgery, and other areas consider such topics as pathologic staging, diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging, surgical management of intra-hepatic biliary tract cancer, radiation therapy, and symptom management and palliation.
The agent will now be available for the treatment of biliary tract cancer.