Biliary Tract Cancer

Resectable Cholangiocarcinoma: Reviewing the Role of Adjuvant Strategies

Resectable Cholangiocarcinoma: Reviewing the Role of Adjuvant Strategies

[Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology] This research examines the role of adjuvant chemotherapy in resectable bile duct cancer treatment.

Regular Aspirin Use May Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer

Regular Aspirin Use May Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer

People who took aspirin on a regular basis were three times less likely to develop the disease.

Adding Panitumumab to Chemo Does Not Prolong Survival in Wild-Type Biliary Tract Cancer

Adding Panitumumab to Chemo Does Not Prolong Survival in Wild-Type Biliary Tract Cancer

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Panitumumab in combination with gemcitabine and oxaliplatin does not prolong survival in wild-type KRAS advanced biliary tract cancer.

Bile duct cancer study may pave way for new treatments

Bile duct cancer study may pave way for new treatments

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Patients with bile duct cancer could be helped by a new class of experimental drug, according to a study.

Adjuvant therapy shows promise in biliary tract cancer

Adjuvant therapy shows promise in biliary tract cancer

Nonsignificant improvement in unselected patients, but significant benefit for high-risk patients.

More evidence shows aspirin might stave off cancer

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Results from three new studies are consistent with earlier findings that aspirin can reduce cancer risk and, in some cases, metastasis.

Regular Aspirin Use Can Lower Cancer Risk, Studies Confirm

Regular Aspirin Use Can Lower Cancer Risk, Studies Confirm

Aspirin use lowers the risk of esophageal, gastric, biliary, and breast cancer and reduces distant metastases.

Combination therapy improves survival in biliary tract cancer

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Patients with advanced biliary cancer treated with cisplatin plus gemcitabine experience a significant survival advantage without added toxicity, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine (2010;362(14):1273-1281).

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