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5 Facts you should know about

Cholangiocarcinoma

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Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare biliary adenocarcinoma associated with poor outcomes

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Symptoms of cholangiocarcinoma may include abdominal pain, yellowish skin, weight loss, generalized itching, and fever

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Risk factors for cholangiocarcinoma include primary sclerosing cholangitis, ulcerative colitis, cirrhosis, hepatitis C, and hepatitis B

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It typically occurs in people in their 70s; however, in those with primary sclerosing cholangitis it often occurs in their 40s

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Cholangiocarcinoma is typically incurable at diagnosis

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