About the Disease
Biliary tract cancer, also known as biliary tract carcinoma, is a rare cancer that forms in the cells of the bile ducts, gallbladder, or ampulla of Vater. It affects the hepatobiliary system. Subtypes include: Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer), extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder cancer, and carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater.
Source: National Institutes of Health
ICD-10: C22.1, C23, C24.0, C24.1, C24.8, C24.9, D01.5
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The American Liver Foundation provides education and support services and engages in advocacy and research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease.