Oncology & Cancer

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovering potential targeted treatments for bile duct cancer

An international study on bile duct cancer or cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), a rare but highly lethal form of liver cancer, has discovered that tumours in the bile duct may be made up of different cancer subtypes. This finding ...

Oncology & Cancer

How bile duct cancer develops and how it can be prevented

Two different types of cancer can develop in the liver. The more common malignant tumors are hepatocellular carcinomas, which arise from liver cells. Less common in the liver is bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), which ...

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