Oncology & Cancer

Treating liver cancer

More than 41,000 new cases of primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 30,000 people will die of these diseases, according to the American Cancer Society.

Oncology & Cancer

How the immune system can help us diagnose cancer

One of the deadliest forms of cancer is biliary tract cancer. Only one in three patients diagnosed with the disease is operable. The rest must settle for life-sustaining treatment.

Oncology & Cancer

Study reports racial disparities for gastrointestinal surgery

African-American adult patients are more likely than white patients to receive substandard gastrointestinal cancer surgery, according a large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The findings are reported today ...

Oncology & Cancer

Molecular details of a dangerous form of liver cancer

In a recent article published in Hepatology, a group led by researchers at Osaka University investigated the molecular mechanisms that drive development of Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)—a cancer which develops in ...

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