stage 0 distal extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma in situ

Pronunciation: (... DIS-tul EK-struh-heh-PA-tik bile dukt KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)

Abnormal cells are found in the innermost layer of tissue lining the distal extrahepatic bile duct (where the bile duct empties into the small intestine). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-04-23 Date last modified: 2012-09-06Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) TreatmentCáncer de vías biliares: Tratamiento