Radical surgery is the only therapeutic option that can ensure a long-term survival; until now many aspects of this disease have not been well-known, such as pathogenesis, and clinical and histopathologic factors that determine survival. In this chapter we will analyze the main prognostic factors that influence survival: macroscopic aspect, local extent, lymph-node involvement and distant metastases. Histological characteristics and molecular factors related to prognosis will also be analysed.


Bile Duct Extrahepatic Bile Duct Biliary Tract Cancer Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma Bile Duct Cancer 
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