NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,459 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A rare cancer that forms in the bile ducts. A bile duct is a tube that carries bile (fluid made by the liver) between the liver and gallbladder and the small intestine. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is found inside the liver. Extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is found outside the liver. Also called bile duct cancer.