Resected Biliary Tract Cancer

Publication Date: March 11, 2019

Key Points

Key Points

Biliary tract cancers usually present at an advanced stage, and only approximately 20% of tumors are considered resectable.

Surgery is the primary curative treatment option for early-stage biliary tract cancer. However, due to the high rates of recurrence with resection alone, there remains a need for effective adjuvant therapy to improve rates of relapse-free and overall survival while maintaining health-related quality of life.

Treatment

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...ients with resected biliary tract cance...


...with extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma or gallblad...