Cholangiocarcinoma: the bile duct cancer with a low survival rate
Today is World Cholangiocarcinoma Day
Cholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is a rare disease. It's a devasting condition incurable at the point where it's diagnosed, which can be late given the small number of bile duct cancers found before they have spread too far to be removed. The disease can be treated, but it's a challenging process. And, tragically, the five-year survival rate for those with it is not encouraging.
So, what are the symptoms to look out for, and who is more likely to get this type of deadly disorder? Click through and find out more about bile duct cancer.
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