Klatskin tumor

Pronunciation: (KLAT-skin TOO-mer)

Cancer that develops in cells that line the bile ducts in the liver, where the right and left ducts meet. It is a type of cholangiocarcinoma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Klatskin tumor. A tumor that forms in the common hepatic duct, the area where the right and left hepatic duct meet.

2003-09-24 Date last modified: 2013-08-08