Overview

NCI Definition: An adenocarcinoma arising from the epithelium of the extrahepatic bile ducts. Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, anorexia, jaundice, pruritus, nausea and vomiting, and weight loss. [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Adenocarcinoma of Extrahepatic Bile Duct, Adenocarcinoma of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct
Parent(s)
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Carcinoma
Children
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Mucinous Adenocarcinoma, Extrahepatic Bile Duct Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma, and Extrahepatic Bile Duct Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.