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Bile Duct Cancer | Cholangiocarcinoma - Glossary

Last Updated on Nov 01, 2016
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Cancer: Abnormal growth of cells that can spread to other organs

Gastroenterologist: A specialist who treats digestive tract problems
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Jaundice: Yellowish discoloration of skin and mucous membranes. Jaundice indicates liver disease

Primary Sclerosis Cholangitis: Condition characterized by inflammation of the bile ducts followed by scarring

Prognosis: The outcome of a disease

Surgical oncologist: A surgeon who treats cancers

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