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What is cholangiocarcinoma?

Also known as:

  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cancer of the Bile Duct

What is cholangiocarcinoma?

Cholangiocarcinoma is a type of rare cancer that forms in the bile ducts. It is an adenocarcinoma, which is a type of cancerous tumour that can occur in several parts of the body. 

How rare is cholangiocarcinoma?

Cholangiocarcinoma or bile duct cancer has around 1,000 new cases per year in the UK. 

Who does cholangiocarcinoma affect?

Cholangiocarcinoma can occur at any age but usually affects people over the age of 50. 

Why is RareCan interested in cholangiocarcinoma?

RareCan is working to accelerate research into cholangiocarcinoma by making it easier for researchers to connect with people who have this and other rare forms of cancer. You can help us do this by becoming a RareCan member and sharing information with us about your bile duct cancer diagnosis. We will then get in touch with you about any research opportunities that might be suitable for you.

Looking for a different cancer type?

Please visit our ‘rare cancer list’ to search for your cancer type 

Useful links

If you are looking for further support with bile duct cancer we recommend the following websites:

AMMF

AMMF

AMMF aims to raise awareness of cholangiocarcinoma or bile duct cancer and provide information and support to those affected. 

How does our clinical trial service work?

1. Join RareCan

Create an account and answer a few simple questions about your diagnosis and treatment; view the trials that may be suitable for you

2. Get expert support

Our experienced team will work directly with you to screen you against the complex criteria for all open treatment trials. This takes 2-3 weeks.

3. Receive bespoke report

We’ll provide you with a report on trials we’ve considered, which may be suitable for you, and what actions you should consider taking.

4. Keep in touch

Keep us up to date with your treatment and we’ll keep you up to date with potentially suitable trials

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How it works

How does our clinical trials service work?

Join RareCan

Create an account and answer a few simple questions about your diagnosis and treatment; view the trials that may be suitable for you

Get expert support

Our experienced team will work directly with you to screen you against the complex criteria for all open treatment trials. This takes 2-3 weeks.

Bespoke report

We’ll provide you with a report on trials we’ve considered, which may be suitable for you, and what actions you should consider taking.

Keep in touch

Keep us up to date with your treatment and we’ll keep you up to date with potentially suitable trials

Prefer to speak to someone?

If you’d rather do things over the phone, click the button below and we’ll phone you at a time that’s convenient to you.