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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Colangiocarcinoma

Cholangiocarcinoma (koh-LAN-jee-oh-KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
A rare type of cancer that develops in cells that line the bile ducts in the liver. Cancer that forms where the right and left ducts meet is called Klatskin tumor.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.