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Treatment for extrahepatic bile duct cancer is given by cancer specialists (oncologists). Some specialize in surgery, some in radiation therapy and others in chemotherapy (drugs). These doctors work with the person with cancer to decide on a treatment plan.
Treatment plans are designed to meet the unique needs of each person with cancer. Treatment decisions for extrahepatic bile duct cancer are based on:
Treatment options for extrahepatic bile duct cancer
Clinical trials investigate better ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer. There are some clinical trials in Canada that are open to people with extrahepatic bile duct cancer. Bile duct cancer trials may be included in trials for gallbladder cancer, other gastrointestinal cancers, or advanced or metastatic cancer. For more information, go to clinical trials.
Seeing my sister Erin – a young mother – struggle with the emotional blow and then the physical toll of cancer treatment made me want to do something to help women feel confident.
The Canadian Cancer Society is funding lifesaving clinical trials that give people with cancer access to the newest types of treatment.